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Plate: C.2-1995

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Maker(s)

Wedgwood, Josiah (Factory)
Sadler & Green (Printer)

Description

Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), moulded with feather edge, and printed onglaze in lilac enamel. Circular with wavy edge, narrow sloping rim, shallow curved sides, and flat centre. Decorated in the centre with a vignette showing a man fishing beside a lake, flanked by buildings and trees, and on the rim with six floral sprays.

Notes

History note: Messrs A.F. Allbrook, London, from whom purchased in June 1974 by Sir Ivor Batchelor; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Legal notes

Given by Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 19.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England
  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1995-01-23) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

Dating

Third quarter of 18th century
George III
Circa 1765 CE - 1775 1775 CE

Note

Wedgwood began to send glazed creamware to be printed by Sadler & Green in Liverpool in 1761, and after Sadler retired in 1770, he continued to send ti to Green until 1790. The printing was executed in black, red, or lilac. Plates were usually decorated with a central vignette, such as the landscape or genre scene, surrounded by a border of floral sprays.

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration:

Materials used in production

Lead-glaze Cream-coloured earthenware

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), moulded with featheredge, and printed onglaze in lilac
Lead-glazing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2-1995
Primary reference Number: 11843
Old object number: 24
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 2 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 16 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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