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Dish: C.54-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Redcliff Back Pottery (Probably)
Proprietor of pottery: Frank, Richard

Entities

Categories

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware painted in polychrome with three irises and foliage

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed white, and painted in blue, green, yellow, red, and manganese. Circular with a wide sloping rim, curved sides and flat centre, standing on a footring (Archer's Shape E). In the middle there is a plant with three red and yellow flowers (perhaps iris or lily) on manganese stems with green foliage, separated by two tall blue leaves. On the rim there are swags of stylized flowers and foliage. The glaze on the reverse has many pinholes in the middle and two spur marks 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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 33 cm
Height: 5.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ 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 II
Circa 1750 CE - 1760 CE

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 36
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.54-2015
Primary reference Number: 201804
Old object number: 36
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.54-2015
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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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