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Plate: C.82-2015

Object information


Probably Unidentified Bristol pottery (Pottery)
Perhaps unidentified London pottery (Pottery)


Tin-glazed earthenware painted in polychrome with simple flowers and foliage

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed bluish-white and painted in blue, olive-green, yellow, and orange-red. Circular with a sloping rim, shallow curved sides and flat base (Archer's Shape J). In the middle there is a blue rosette within two concentric circles. Behond this is a blue circle from which radiate four ornage-red flowers on blue stalks, with olive-green and yellow stylized foliage between them. The rim is encircled by a blue line from which simplified foliage in green and green alternating with orange-red extends towards the well. On the reverse there are three peg marks.


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: 22.9 cm
Height: 2.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England
  • London ⪼ 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
Circa 1725 CE - 1735 CE

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, olive-green, yellow, orange-red)

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, olive-green, yellow, and orange-red

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 114
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.82-2015
Primary reference Number: 204567
Old object number: 114
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.82-2006
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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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