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Bowl on Narrow Base, by Duncan Ross

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An image of Contemporary Craft. Studio Ceramics. Bowl on Narrow Base. Ross, Duncan (British, b. 1943 India). Circular, standing on a narrow base. The sides slope upwards and outwards to the widest point, and then curve inwards slightly towards the rim. The orange, mottled exterior is decorated round the lower part with pairs of grey broken circles, above which is an abstract design of slanting crosses with pointed triangles in the spaces. There are three dark grey bands round the rim. The interior is mottled in black, grey, and orange. Red earthenware, thrown, coated with terra sigillata slip, decorated with a linear design, burnished, bisque-fired, and smoke fired. Height, whole, 20.5 cm, width, whole, 18.2 cm, 1997. Gift of Nicholas and Judith Goodison through the National Art Collections Fund.

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Contemporary Craft. Studio Ceramics. Bowl on Narrow Base. Ross, Duncan (British, b. 1943 India). Circular, standing on a narrow base. The sides slope upwards and outwards to the widest point, and then curve inwards slightly towards the rim. The orange, mottled exterior is decorated round the lower part with pairs of grey broken circles, above which is an abstract design of slanting crosses with pointed triangles in the spaces. There are three dark grey bands round the rim. The interior is mottled in black, grey, and orange. Red earthenware, thrown, coated with terra sigillata slip, decorated with a linear design, burnished, bisque-fired, and smoke fired. Height, whole, 20.5 cm, width, whole, 18.2 cm, 1997. Gift of Nicholas and Judith Goodison through the National Art Collections Fund.

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  • Accession Number: C.7-1997
  • © Duncan Ross. Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/19.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 813 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 467.29kB
  • Exposure time: 1/90
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 19/1

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