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Dish: C.52-2015

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Bristol pottery (Probably)
Pottery: Unidentified Liverpool pottery (Possibly)

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware dish painted in polychrome with a Chinese man seated in a garden beside a fence, and flowers with birds flying overhead

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white and painted in pale blue, green, yellow, red, and manganese-purple. Circular with a sloping rim, deep curved sides and flat centre, standing on a footring. (Archer's Shape E) The front is decorated with a man in a garden. He is seated facing to left beside a fence with flowering plants on either side and in the foreground. Three groups of schematic birds fly overhead.

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

Diameter: 33.2 cm
Height: 5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England
  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1750 CE - 1760 CE

Note

This is an unusual design. A similar dish is in the Bristol City Museum and Art Gallery (see Documentation)

School or Style

Chinoiserie
Oriental

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, green, yellow, red, and manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
greyish-white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Tin-glazed earthenware painted in blue, green, yellow, red, and manganese-purple high-temperature colours

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 27
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.52-2015
Primary reference Number: 201801
Old object number: 27
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.52-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 9 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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