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Stand for an oval basket: C.27-2015

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire Pottery (Pottery)

Description

Creamware, moulded, pierced, and decorated with metallic oxides under lead-glaze

Dark creamware, moulded, pierced, and decorated with metallic oxides under lead-glaze. The oval stand has a rim wth eight lobes formed by scrolls enclosing panels of pierced trellis work, with smaller areas of basket-work between them. It has shallow sloping sides and a flat centre. The rim is coloured in rough stripes of yellow, green, manganese-purple and grey oxide colours, and the flat centre is dappled in the same colours before glazing. The reverse has been sponged or spattered with manganese-oxide before glazing.

Notes

History note: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew’s, Fife; Sir Ivor died on 24 April 2005; on loan since 2006 (Syndicate of 30 January); Lady Batchelor died 2014

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 1.8 cm
Length: 23.2 cm
Width: 21.2 cm

Relative size of this object

23.2 cm1.8 cm What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

3rd quarter 18th Century
George II
George III
Circa 1750 CE - 1765 CE

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of metallic oxides ( producting)

Materials used in production

dark cream Earthenware

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.27-2015
Primary reference Number: 201547
Old object number: 141
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.27-2015
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 2 June 2015 Updated: Tuesday 2 February 2021 Last processed: Thursday 20 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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