plate; chargerAccession number: C84
Collection place: Aldgate?, London
Production date: 1600
Material: ceramic; earthenware
Measurements: DM 257 mm; H 35 mm; DM (footrim) 90 mm
Museum Section: Post-Medieval
Summary: Tin-glazed earthenware charger with off-white glaze (greyish on the back) decorated in blue, ochre, yellow, green and manganese, inscribed 'THE ROSE IS RED THE LEAVES ARE GRENE GOD SAVE ELIZABETH OUR QUEENE' and dated 1600. The rim has a blue-dash edge and the flange is decorated with arabesques on an ochre ground. The charger has an unusually flat flange and appears to have been fired face-up on four peg points.
Location: Not currently on display. For information contact the Museum.
Sub-category: London-area redware.
Britton, Frank, London delftware London : Jonathan Horne, (1987). Pages: 202pISSN ISBN 0951214004 (Object details: p 105 no 25 pl B, published)