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Oval dish: C.38-2015

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Current Location: In storage

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Creamware with pierced border, painted in green and black enamel with floral sprays

Dark cream moulded earthenware, with pierced motifs, lead-glazed, and painted in green and black enamel. The oval dish has a scalloped and reeded edge, a narrow rim, curved sides with tapering fluting, and stands on an oval footring. Alternate flutes on the rim are pierced by three small leaf shapes around a circle. The centre is painted with an arrangement of two crossing stems of stylized leaves and flowers, and there are six vertical floral sprays on the sides.

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)

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Late 18th century
George III
Production date: circa AD 1770

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label with a hand-drawn black line border

  • Text: 702/D.C. Towner
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 143
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.38-2015
Primary reference Number: 201659
Old object number: 143
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.38-2006
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Created: Tuesday 2 June 2015 Updated: Tuesday 15 May 2018 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

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

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