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Jug: C.2-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Probably)




Solid lead-glazed agateware jug

Solid brown and cream agateware, thrown and turned, with applied lip and handle, and splashed here and there with greyish-blue oxide colour under yellowish lead-glaze. The pear-shaped jug stands on a low circular foot. It has a projecting lip and an ear-shaped reeded handle with a flattened kick at the lower end. There are turned bands below the rim and around the body level with the lower end of the handle.


History note: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor; Sir Ivor Batchelor died on 24 April 2005; on loan since 2006

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.8 cm
Width: 12 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2015-04-27) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


18th Century, Mid
George II
Circa 1745 CE - 1760 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of oxide colour ( greyish-blue)

Materials used in production

agateware Earthenware
yellowish Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular originally white paper stick-on label

  • Text: No 154/
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in red
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2-2015
Primary reference Number: 201350
Old object number: 65
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.2-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 26 May 2015 Updated: Thursday 10 September 2015 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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