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Mug: C.93-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pottery: Unidentified Nottingham pottery




Brown stoneware, thrown, and turned, with applied handle, and lustrous salt-glaze. The cylindrical mug has a slightly projecting skirt with a horizontal ridge above it level with the lower end of the handle, and a turned band level with the upper end of the handle. The ear-shaped handle has a central vertical ridge and a kick at its lower end.


History note: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew's Fife; Sir Ivor died on 24 April 2005; on loan since 2006

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.8 cm
Width: 7.3 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Nottingham ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, third quarter
George II
Circa 1750 CE - 1760 CE


The slightly lustrous salt-glaze is a characteristic feature of some Nottingham brown salt-glazed stoneware.

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Surfacew composed of salt-glaze ( slightly lustrous)
Base Diameter 5.5 cm

Materials used in production

brown Stoneware

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 41
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.93-2015
Primary reference Number: 204823
Old object number: 41
Entry form: 648
Old loan number: AAL.93-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 28 July 2015 Updated: Thursday 24 September 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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