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Plate: C.66-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Liverpool pottery

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware plate painted in polychrome with a house in a coastal landscape

Buff earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glazed greyish-white, and painted in green, yellow, brown, and manganese-purple. The plate has an almost flat rim, deep curved sides, and stands on a footrim. The front is decorated with a coastal landscape with a man in a small boat in the foreground, and behind him a tower house flanked by trees and two low buildings, with a haystack between two trees on the right, fencing and three round bushes in front, and two trees and a small pavilion flanked by low trees on the left. Above there are two v-shaped formations of flying birds, with a group of four between them. There are three peg marks on the underside of the rim.

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

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

3rd quarter 18th Century
George II
Circa 1750 CE - 1760 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( green, yellow, brown, manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
greyish-white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Buff earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glazed greyish-white, and painted in green, yellow, brown, and manganese-purple high-temperature colours
Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 78
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.66-2015
Primary reference Number: 201839
Old object number: 78
Entry number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.66-2015
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 16 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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