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Plate: C.67-2015

Object information


Possibly Vauxhall Pottery (Pottery)


Tin-glazed earthenware plate painted and sponged with a house beside a tree

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed and painted in blue, green and red and sponged in manganese-purple. Circular with a narrow sloping rim, shallow curved sides and flat base. The middle is decorated on the left wth a tree with sponged manganese foliage, standing beside a blue lake or pond which occupies the foreground. On the right is a building painted in red, green and blue, with a blue and red insect hovering over it. A blue circle encloses the scene. On the rim there are two narrow blue bands, solid blue semi-circles enclosed by red semi-circular lines with green projections, and another blue band. On the reverse there are three small 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

Place(s) associated

  • 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 I
George II
Circa 1725 - 1740

People, subjects and objects depicted

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 80
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.67-2015
Primary reference Number: 204571
Old object number: 80
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.67-2006
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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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