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Leaf dish: C.104-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Unidentified Staffordshire factory




Off-white stoneware, press-moulded with integral decoration, and salt-glazed. In the shape of a concave leaf with a serrated edge and a bent stalk handle, decorated on the inside with a bird perching on a plant with one vertical leaf at the top, six leaves on lateral stems, a stalk with four berries on the left, and one with three berries on the right, against a background of leaf veins.


History note: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew’s Fife; Sir Ivor died on 24 April 2005; on loan from Lady Batchelor since 2006 (Syndicate of 30 January).

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Measurements and weight

Height: 4.2 cm
Length: 24.2 cm
Width: 18.2 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

off-white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Press-moulding : Off-white stoneware, press-moulded with integral decoration, and salt-glaze

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 71
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.104-2015
Primary reference Number: 206775
Old object number: 71
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.104-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 8 September 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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