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Plate: C.2-1995

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Object information

Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), moulded with feather edge, and printed onglaze in lilac enamel. Circular with wavy edge, narrow sloping rim, shallow curved sides, and flat centre. Decorated in the centre with a vignette showing a man fishing beside a lake, flanked by buildings and trees, and on the rim with six floral sprays.

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

Named entities

Legal notes

Given by Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Given
  • Dates: 1995-01-23




Wedgwood began to send glazed creamware to be printed by Sadler & Green in Liverpool in 1761, and after Sadler retired in 1770, he continued to send ti to Green until 1790. The printing was executed in black, red, or lilac. Plates were usually decorated with a central vignette, such as the landscape or genre scene, surrounded by a border of floral sprays.

Place(s) associated

  • Burslem ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England
  • Liverpool ⪼ Lancashire ⪼ England

Measurements and weight

  • Diameter: 19.4 cm

Agents depicted

Subjects depicted

Components of the work

  • Decoration

Materials used in production

Techniques used in production

  • Moulding : Cream-coloured earthenware (Queen's ware), moulded with featheredge, and printed onglaze in lilac
  • Lead-glazing

Associated department: Applied Arts

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

  • Accession number: C.2-1995
  • Primary reference Number: 11843
  • Old object number: 24
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Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Tuesday 2 February 2021
  • Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

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