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Lemonade Set (items): C.72A-D-1992

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Lemonade Set (items)


Factory: Josiah Wedgwood & Sons Ltd
Designer: Guyatt, Richard Talbot




Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), printed in black and banded in blue, green and pink in onglaze enamels. The set comprises a jug and three mugs (originally four). See individual entries.


History note: Unknown before Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Legal notes

Given by Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Place(s) associated

  • Barlaston ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1992-04-27) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


Third quarter of 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Circa 1955 CE - 1960 CE


Designed by Richard Talbot Guyatt (1914-2007), in 1955 for Arthur Stuart Liberty, but it was subsequently agreed to distribute it more widely.It was designed in response to a request from Liberty's to produce a jug and beaker featuring views of London churches. The design was derived from the nursery rhyme, Oranges and Lemons. Recognized in the Souvenir Competition of 1966.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( banded in blue, green and pink)

Materials used in production

Cream-coloured earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), printed in black and banded onrglaze in blue, green and pink enamels

Inscription or legends present

  • Method of creation: Printed in black
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.72A-D-1992
Primary reference Number: 11823
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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