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Dish: C.14-2006

Object information


Cardew, Michael (Potter)


Stoneware, thrown, with creamy-grey glaze, painted in iron-brown.

Stoneware, thrown, with creamy-grey matt glaze, painted in iron-brown. Circular with a narrow rim, and deep curved sides, standing on a footring. In the centre is a broad brown circle with two narrow concentric circles around it, surrounded by six radiating lines forming panels, each containing three v shapes one above the other, and surrounded by a narrow circle. On the rim there is a broad brown band which extends over the edge to the back. Lower down on the back there is a narrow band around the shoulder, one above the footring, and one on it.


History note: Henry Rothschild by whom lent to The Shipley Art Gallery, Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE8 4JB

Legal notes

Given by Henry Rothschild

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 13.8 cm
Height: 3.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Wenford Bridge (Pottery) ⪼ Cornwall ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2006-07-17) by Rothschild, Henry


Third quarter of 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD/CE 1970

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of iron-brown

Materials used in production

Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, thrown, with creamy-grey matt glaze, painted in iron-brown
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Yal L IL
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Inscription

Inscription present: GA followed by Roman II

  • Text: GAII
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in brown
  • Inscription

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.14-2006
Primary reference Number: 131293
Old object number: 1997,3511
Entry form number: 819
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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