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Plate: C.45-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Unidentified Bristol pottery (Probably)




Tin-glazed earthenware painted in manganese and blue with a central flower spray and border of stylized flowers in radial panels

Buff earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glazed greyish-white, and painted in blue and manganese-purple. The glaze on the reverse is unevenly applied and has pin holes. Circular with a sloping rim, shallow sides and flat centre (Archer's shape K). Painted in both colours in the middle is a flowering plant surrounded by a scalloped circle. The sides are decorated with sixteen panels outlined in manganese-purple each containing a blue semi-circle outlined in manganese with a hat-shaped motif on top of it.


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: 22.2 cm
Height: 3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (015-04-27) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


18th Century, second quarter#
George I
George II
Circa 1725 - 1740

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue and manganese)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.45-2015
Primary reference Number: 201793
Old object number: 5A
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.45-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 9 June 2015 Updated: Tuesday 15 May 2018 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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