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Plate: C.76-2015

Object information


unidentified London pottery (Pottery)


Tin-glazed earthenware plated painted in blue, olive-green and manganese-purple with a flowering plant and geometrical border

Buff earthenware, press-moulded, tin-glazed greenish-white, and painted in blue, olive-green and pale manganese-purple. The plate is circular with a narrow sloping rim, curved sides and flat base (Archer's Shape J). The middle is decorated with three manganese-purple flowers and leaves springing from a blue curved object with blue leaves at the top, The edge of the well is encircled by two narrow blue lines. The rim is edged by a pale manganese-purple band with a blue scalloped line and green spots below it. There are three peg marks on the reverse of the rim.


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: 22.1 cm
Height: 2.9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


3rd quarter 18th Century
George II
George III
Circa 1760 CE - 1770 1770 CE

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, yellowish-green, pale manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware slightly greenish-white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Buff earthenware, press-mouolded, tin-glazed greenish-white, and painted in blue, yellowish-green, and pale manganese-purple high temperature colours

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 104
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.76-2015
Primary reference Number: 204564
Old object number: 104
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.76-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 7 July 2015 Updated: Tuesday 15 May 2018 Last processed: Saturday 15 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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