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Plate: C.40-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Unidentified Staffordshire factory (Possibly)
Factory: Unidentified Yorkshire factory (Possibly)




Off-white earthenware painted under blue-tinted lead-glaze in blue, green, yellow, dark yellow, and brown. the circular plate has a wavy edge, a sloping rim, curved sides and flat centre, and stands on a slight footring. The well is decorated with a peacock perching on a stylized tree with four branches. The rim is edged in blue On the reverse of the rim there are three sets of three spur marks


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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 21 cm
Height: 2.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, Late
George III
Production date: circa AD 1790

Components of the work

Decoration composed of underglaze colours ( blue, sage green, yellow, brown)

Materials used in production

slightly blue tinted Lead-glaze

Techniques used in production

Moulding : Pale cream earthenware painted in blue, sage green, yellow, dark yellow, and brown under slightly blue-tinted lead-glazed

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 86A
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.40-2015
Primary reference Number: 201787
Old object number: 86A
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.40-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 9 June 2015 Updated: Tuesday 15 May 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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