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Plate: C.75-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Pottery: Unidentified Bristol pottery (Possibly)

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Description

Tin-glazed earthenware plate painted in polychrome with stylized plants

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white, and painted in blue, green, dull red and manganese-purple. Circular with a steeply sloping rim, curved sides and flat base (Archer's Shape I). The middle is painted with three red flowers with green and blue foliage. The rim has stylized foliage in green, blue and manganese radiating inwards from the edge. There are three peg marks on the underside of the rim.

Notes

History note: Moreton Collection; 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: 22.7 cm
Height: 3.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • 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 1730 CE - 1740 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue, green, orange-red, manganese-purple)

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
greyish-white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware, probably moulded, tin-glazed greyish-white, and painted in blue, green, orange-red, manganese-purple high-temperature colours

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 102
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: MORETON/COLLECTION/NO. [printed] 80/LAMBETH/1720 [hand-written]
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed i n black and hand-written in blue biro
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.75-2015
Primary reference Number: 204569
Old object number: 102
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.75-2006
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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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