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Dish: C.130-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: James Pennington's Factory




Soft-paste porcelain moulded in the shape of a leaf and painted underglaze in blue

Soft-paste porcelain, moulded and painted underglaze in blue. The glaze has a slightly greenish tinge. The dish is in the shape of a leaf with serrated edges standing on a leaf-shaped footring. The underside is specked and has blue spots here and there.The interior is moulded in relief with a floral spray on the right, a large leaf on the left and with an insect flying in the space between them. The leaf is outlined and veined in blue and the serrated edge is painted with close-set blue strokes.


History note: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew’s, Fife; on loan since 2006

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.9 cm
Length: 13.6 cm
Width: 9.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, third quarter
George III
Circa 1763 CE - 1773 CE

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colour ( blue from cobalt)

Materials used in production

Soft-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production


References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.130-2015
Primary reference Number: 205100
Entry number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.130-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 11 August 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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