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Plate: C.79-2015

Object information


Probably Unidentified Liverpool pottery (Pottery)


Tin-glazed earthenware plate painted in polychrome with Chinoiserie landscape with a pagoda by a tree on a river island

Buff earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glazed greyish-white, and painted in blue, green, yellow, brown, and manganese-purple. Circular with slightly sloping rim, curved sides, and flat centre, standing on a footrim. (Archer's Shape ) The front is decorated with a Chinoiserie landscape with a domed and spired pavillion on a grassy bank at upper left, a house beside a flowering tree in the middle, and telegraph pole-like bushes, blue and yellow rocks, and grass.


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: 2.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Second quarter of 18th century
George II
Production date: circa AD 1730

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( blue, sage-green, yellow, bown, and 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 blue, sage-green, yellow, bown, and manganese-purple high-temperature colours

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 110
  • Location: On back
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.79-2015
Primary reference Number: 201840
Old object number: 110
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.79-2006
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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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