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Object Name: Charger
Date: 1689-1705
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Medium: Earthenware
Dimensions: Overall: 1 3/4 in. × 12 in. (4.4 × 30.5 cm)
Place made: The Netherlands
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
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Marks: painted: on obverse; "KW"

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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

Exhibitions:

"Dutch New York Between East and West: The World of Margarita van Varick," Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY, September 18, 2009-January 24, 2010.