Skip to main content

Plate: C.49-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: unidentified London pottery (Possibly)
Pottery: Unidentified Bristol pottery (Possibly)

Entities

Categories

Description

Tin-glazed earthenware plated painted in polychrome with a heron standing amid plants

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed bluish-white and painted in blue, bluish green, yellow and orange-red. Circular with a narrow steeply sloping rim, shallow curved sides and flat base. The middle is painted with a heron-like exotic bird standing in a yellow pond with stylized plants on either side of it. The rim has stylized plant sprays extending inwards from the edge. 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: 17.8 cm
Height: 2.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England
  • Bristol ⪼ Somerset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Second quarter of 18th century
George II
Circa 1725 CE - 1740 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, bluish-green, yellow, and orange-red)
Decorastion

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, bluish-green, yellow, and orange-red high-temperature colour

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 18
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.49-2015
Primary reference Number: 204568
Old object number: 18
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.49-2006
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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Plate" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/204568 Accessed: 2022-10-02 07:39:38

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/204568 |title=Plate |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-10-02 07:39:38|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/api/v1/objects/object-204568

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like

Dish/plate

Accession Number: E.278.1900

Small plate

Accession Number: C.183C-1934

Plate

Accession Number: E.P.449

Small plate

Accession Number: C.183B-1934

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...