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Leaf dish: C.109-2015

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Maker(s)

Unidentified Staffordshire factory (Factory)

Description

White salt-glazed stoneware dish in the shape of a leaf

White stoneware, press-moulded in the shape of a veined vine leaf overlaid by a spray of honeysuckle, with a bent twig handle, and three applied fluted flower-shaped feet.

Notes

History note: Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor, St Andrew’s, Fife; Sir Ivor died on 24 April 2005; on loan since 2006; Lady Batchelor, died in 2014.

Legal notes

Sir Ivor and Lady Batchelor Bequest through The Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 2.4 cm
Length: 16.7 cm
Width: 13.6 cm

Relative size of this object

16.7 cm2.4 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

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

Dating

3rd quarter 18th Century
George II
George III
Circa 1750 CE - Circa 1760 1760 CE

School or Style

Rococo

People, subjects and objects depicted

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-glaze

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: rectangular white paper stick-on label

  • Text: 83
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink
  • Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.109-2015
Primary reference Number: 205114
Old object number: 83
Entry form number: 648
Old loan number: AAL.109-2006
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 11 August 2015 Updated: Tuesday 2 February 2021 Last processed: Sunday 21 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Leaf dish" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/205114 Accessed: 2021-12-06 16:56:44

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