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Leaf dish: C.100-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Unidentified Staffordshire factory




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.


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

Acquisition and important dates

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


18th Century, third quarter
George II
George III
Circa 1750 CE - 1770 CE

School or Style


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

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: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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