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Plate: C.50-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Unidentified Bristol pottery (Possibly)

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware plate painted in blue with a heron amongst flowering foliage

Buff earthenware, moulded, tin-glazed bluish-white, and painted in blue. Circular with a narriw steeply sloping rim, curved sides and flat base. (Archer's Shape) The middle is painted with a heron-like bird standing between flowering plants. The rim is divided into fourteen compartments by lines, each containing a trefoil leaf flanked by smaller leaves. There are three peg marks on the reverse.

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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22 cm
Height: 3.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
George I
George II
Circa 1725 CE - 1735 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
greyish-white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware tin-glazed greyish-white and painted in blue high temperaturecolour

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-o label

  • Text: 19
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.50-2015
Primary reference Number: 201799
Old object number: 19
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.50-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 9 June 2015 Updated: Tuesday 15 May 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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