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Strainer dish on low foot: C.4-1994

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Factory: Wedgwood (Uncertain)




Cream-coloured earthenware, moulded, pierced, and painted in green and a little black enamel-colour. Of four-lobed oval form, standing on a less extremely lobed oval foot. The sloping rim of the interior and the edge of the exterior of the foot are moulded in relief with a border of leaves, which, on the rim, are interrupted in four places by pairs of celery (?) leaves. The centre of the dish is pierced with a floral spray. Depending from the border there are swags of husks and four floral sprays.


History note: Messrs A.F. Allbrook, Essex, from whom purchased in June 1985 by Sir Ivor Batchelor; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Legal notes

Given by Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.5 cm
Length: 23.8 cm
Width: 20 cm

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Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994-04-25) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1770 CE - 1790 CE


Attribution to Wedgwood is doubtful

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( green and black)

Materials used in production

Cream-coloured earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Cream-coloured earthenware, moulded, pierced, and painted in green and a little black enamel-colour
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular

  • Text: 134
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in black
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4-1994
Primary reference Number: 11834
Old object number: 134
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 July 2018 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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