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Plate: C.68-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

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

Entities

Categories

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware plate painted in blue with a bird perching on a gate

Buff earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glazed bluish-white and painted in blue. The plate is circular with a wide sloping rim, and curved sides, standing on a footrim. (Archer's Shape )The well and part of the rim is painted with a long-tailed bird perching on a four-bar gate with on each side of it blades of grass and a stylized flower on a long stalk. A schematic insect is flying overhead. Three very small peg marks on the reverse 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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.4 cm
Height: 2.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ 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
1740 CE - 1750 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

bluish-white Tin-glaze
buff Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Buff earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glazed bluish-white and painted in blue
Tin-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.68-2015
Primary reference Number: 204563
Old object number: 82
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.68-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 7 July 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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