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Plate: C.74-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


unidentified London pottery




Tin-glazed earthenware painted mainly in dark manganese with flowers and foliage in a vase

Buff earthenware, tin-glazed greyish-white and painted in blue and manganese-purple. Circular with a narrow rim, deep curved sides and flat base (Archer Shape I). The central area is painted with stylized flowers and foliage springing from a bulbous two-handled vase flanked by grasses enclosed by a blue circle. The rim is encircled by two narrow blue bands with spaced manganese-purple strokes beween them. vthere are two peg marks on the underside.


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

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through the Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.5 cm
Height: 2.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


Circa 1740 CE - Circa 1750 CE

School or Style


Components of the work

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

Materials used in production

buff Earthenware
greyish-white Tin-glaze

Techniques used in production

Tin-glazing : Buff earthenware tin-glazed greyish-white and painted in blue and manganese-purple

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.74-2015
Primary reference Number: 206816
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 24 September 2015 Updated: Thursday 24 January 2019 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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