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Salver: C.70-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Bristol pottery (Possibly)

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Description

Buff earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glazed bluish-white, and painted in blue. The salver or tray is circular with an inverted scalloped rim, sloping slightly fluted sides and flat centre, supported on three short legs with paw feet. The top is painted with a central leaf surrounded by an inverted scalloped circle. Outside that are groups of four dots alternating with leaves, repeated larger on the sides, and enclosed by another inverted scalloped circle. On the back there is a scar near the edge, possibly where it has adhered to another object during firing.

Notes

History note: Louis L. Lipski Collection; sold Sotheby Parke Bernet, 17 November 1981, The Lipski Collection of English and Irish Delftware of the 17th and 18th Centurieds, Part II, lot 332; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew’s, Fife; on loan since 2006 (Syndicate of 30 January)

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 13.1 cm
Height: 3.9 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

Mid 18th Century
George II
Circa 1730 CE - 1750 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

bluish-white Tin-glaze
buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular with rounded ends white paper stick-on label

  • Text: L.L.L./Collection/No [printed in blue] 1385 [hand-written in black ink]
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in blue and hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 87
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.70-2015
Primary reference Number: 201976
Old object number: 87
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.70-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 30 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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