Meet the Expert: The Joseph Plates

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Meet the Expert: The Joseph Plates

Meet the Expert: The Joseph Plates

Date: Thursday 17 March 2022
Time: 13.00-14.00 GMT
Location: Zoom (Online)

Speaker: Suzanne Higgott (Curator of Glass, Limoges Painted Enamels, Earthenware and Early Furniture, The Wallace Collection)

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Made in Limoges, France by a prolific workshop that used the maker’s mark ‘IC’, the Joseph plates are a group of painted enamel plates dated to around 1580-1600 that illustrate the story of Joseph from the biblical book of Genesis. Join curator Suzanne Higgott and Dr Julia Poole, formerly a keeper in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, who will discuss the sources and significance of the Joseph plates, and the reasons for the popularity of this story in the later 16th century.

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Date & Times

Date Start Time End Time
17/03/2022 13:00 14:00