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Bowl: C.4-1995

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Unidentified Staffordshire factory (Possibly)
Factory: Unidentified Yorkshire factory (Possibly)




Cream-coloured earthenware bowl, lead-glazed and painted overglaze in red, yellow and black, with, on the exterior, floral sprays.

Deep cream-coloured earthenware, thrown, rouletted, lead-glazed and painted overglaze in red, yellow and black enamel colours. Circular with deep curved sides, standing on a footring. The exterior of the rim has a rouletted border of raised oval motifs separated by two indented vertical indentations, repeated continuously. The exterior is painted with two large floral sprays, two small sprays and two black squiggles. The interior has a central floral spray and a border comprising three red bands, a row of overlapping slanting Ss and a red band.


History note: Messrs A.F. Allbrook, London, from whom purchased in March, 1973 by Sir Ivor Batchelor; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Legal notes

Given by Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1995-01-23) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1770 CE - 1775 CE


The bowl was attributed to Leeds Pottery on accession but this seems doubtful.

Components of the work

Decoration composed of enamels ( red, yellow and black enamel)
Rim Diameter 14.3 cm
Footring Diameter 6.3 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Deep cream-coloured earthenware, thrown, rouletted, lead-glazed and painted overglaze in red, yellow and black enamels.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.4-1995
Primary reference Number: 75021
Old object number: 8
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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