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Plate: C.73-2015

Object information

Maker(s)

Probably unidentified London pottery (Pottery)

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware plate painted with two rabbits under an Oriental style tree

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed bluish-white, and painted in blue. Circular with a narrow sloping rim, curved sides and flat base. On the central area within two narrow concentric circles there are two rabbits facing towards the centre flanked by stylized plants, and further forward, an Oriental style tree. The border on the rim comprises a scalloped line with two oval shapes in each of the eighteen semi-circles formed by it, and eighteen trefoils below the line. 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

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 23.2 cm
Height: 3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ 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 1770 CE - 1780 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

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, tin-glazed bluish-white and painted in blue

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 91
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.73-2015
Primary reference Number: 204566
Stable URI

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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