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Plate: C.2-1995

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


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.


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

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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


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


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.

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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

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Accession number: C.2-1995
Primary reference Number: 11843
Old object number: 24
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 2 February 2021 Last processed: Thursday 20 January 2022

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

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