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Mug: C.5-1996

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Current Location: In storage


Factory: Leeds Pottery (Uncertain)




Creamware mug, with double interlaced handle with moulded and applied flower and leaf terminals.

Mug. Deep cream-coloured earthenware with lead glaze. Cylindrical with a double interlaced reeded handle with moulded and applied flower and leaf terminals at the upper and lower ends. The upper and lower edges of the mug are rouletted with slanting oval beading.


History note: Messrs A.F. Allbrook, London, from whom purchased in June, 1974 by Sir Ivor Batchelor; Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Legal notes

Given by Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Measurements and weight

Height: 6.8 cm
Width: 8.4 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Leeds (Yorks.) ⪼ Yorkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1996-01-22) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady


18th Century, Late
George III
Circa 1780 CE - 1800 CE


Attributed to Leeds on accession, but may from elsewhere

Components of the work

Base Diameter 5.8 cm
Handle Terminals

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Lead-glazing : Deep cream-coloured earthenware with lead glaze.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1996
Primary reference Number: 75399
Old object number: 23
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 27 March 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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