Charger

Charger
Charger
Charger
Title
Charger
Date 
1689-1705
Medium 
Earthenware
Dimensions 
Overall: 1 3/4 x 12 in. ( 4.4 x 30.5 cm )
Description 
Tin-glazed earthenware charger with King William III seated beneath a canopy with initials "KW" to side painted in purple, yellow, and blue center with purple and yellow drapery-like motifs on brim; charger has buff-colored earthenware body with foot ring with opaque white tin-glaze on obverse, clear lead-glaze on reverse; three stilt marks on obverse.
Credit Line 
Gift of Katharine Prentis Murphy
Object Number 
1951.597
Marks 
painted: on obverse; "KW"
Gallery Label 
King William III ruled England from 1689 to 1702.
Bibliography 
Denker, Ellen Paul. "Collector' legacies." The Magazine Antiques 167 (2005): 176-180. Krohn, Deborah, Peter Miller, and Marybeth De Filippis, eds., "Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margrieta van Varick." New York: Bard Graduate Center, New-York Historical Society, New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009, p. 209
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group