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Dessert dish: C.5-1993

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)

Maker(s)

Factory: Unidentified Staffordshire factory

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Description

White stoneware, press-moulded, and salt-glazed

White stoneware, press-moulded, with decoration in relief, and salt-glazed. Circular with a scalloped edge, gently sloping sides, standing on a very slight footring. In the middle there is a circular medallion with a rope edge, enclosing a triangular arrangement of rococo scrolls surrounded by tightly woven basketwork. Outside the medallion there are panels of trellis diaper and stripes surrounded by rococo scrolls, and fruit and leaves in relief. The rim is decorated with basketwork.

Notes

History note: Messrs A. F. Allbrook, Essex, December, 1982 from whom purchased by Sir Ivor Batchelor; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Legal notes

Given by Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 27.5 cm
Height: 3.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

Mid-18th Century
George II
George III
Circa 1755 CE - 1765 CE

School or Style

Rococo

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
Salt-glazing

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1993
Primary reference Number: 75397
Old object number: 105
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 20 January 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 23 August 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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