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Ladle: C.3-1993

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Production: Leeds Pottery (Uncertain)
Production: Unknown (Uncertain)




Creamware ladle, with oval bowl of four lobes and four cusps, and a curved handle.

Creamware, moulded and lead-glazed. The oval bowl has four lobes and four cusps on the slightly projecting edge. The curved handle is reeded and ornamented with an acanthus leaf and a row of husks; its end is squared off.


History note: Messrs A.F. Allbrook, Essex, from whom purchased in May, 1989 by Sir Ivor Batchelor; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Legal notes

Given by Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Measurements and weight

Length: 22.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Leeds (Yorks.) ⪼ Yorkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1993-01-18) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1775 CE - 1800 CE


Attributtion to Leeds uncertain

School or Style


Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Moulding : Creamware

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1993
Primary reference Number: 74494
Old object number: 157
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 24 July 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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