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Leaf dish: C.96-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Unidentified Staffordshire factory

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Description

White salt-glazed stoneware dish in the shape of a leaf standing on three feet

White stoneware, press-moulded, and salt-glazed. The dish is in the shape of a concave veined leaf, the stalk which forms the handle, standing on three applied flower-shaped feet.

Notes

History note: Cecil Baring, 3rd Lord Revelstoke (1864-1934), collection no. 210; Miss M.A. Orme Collection, no. 44; sold Christie, Manson & Woods, 1957, The Collection of Staffordshire Pottery formed by Miss M.A. Orme, lot . Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew’s, Fife; Sir Ivor died on 24 April 2005; on loan since 2006

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest

Measurements and weight

H. 3.3 cm, L. 14.4 cm, W. 9.1 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2015-04-27) by Batchelor, Ivor, Sir and Lady

Dating

3rd quarter 18th Century
Circa 1750 CE - 1770 CE

Note

Leaf-shaped dishes may have been used for pickles, sweetmeats, or fruits depending on their size

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, with applied moulded feet, and salt-glazed
Salt-glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: square white paper stick-on label with narrow black and white border

  • Text: CECIL BARING [printed] 210 [in black ink]
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in black and hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label
  • Text: M.A. ORME/COLLECTION [printed] 44 [hand-written]
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in red, and hand-written in black ink
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.96-2015
Primary reference Number: 205108
Old object number: 20
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.96-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 11 August 2015 Updated: Thursday 24 September 2015 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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