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Leaf dish: C.100-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Unidentified Staffordshire factory

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Description

White salt-glazed stoneware moulded in the form of a leaf

White stoneware, press-moulded in the form of a veined leaf with a thistle plant over it, with a curling fern-shaped handle. On the underside it has three conical shell-shaped feet. The dish has warped in firing so that one side is higher than the other.

Notes

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: 3.5 cm
Length: 17.8 cm
Width: 12.2 cm

Relative size of this object

17.8 cm3.5 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

3rd quarter 18th Century
George II
George III
Circa 1750 CE - 1770 CE

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Surface composed of salt-glaze

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : White stoneware, press-moulded, and salt-glazed
Salt-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 49
  • Location: On the base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ini
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.100-2015
Primary reference Number: 205113
Old object number: 49
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.100-2015
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 11 August 2015 Updated: Thursday 24 September 2015 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Leaf dish" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/205113 Accessed: 2023-02-06 20:09:55

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