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Bowl on high foot: C.17-2006

Object information


Bowl on high foot


Welch, Robin (Potter)


Stoneware, thrown, with buff, grey and pink mottled, bubbled and cratered surface. Decorated with a wide bronze band round the interior and exterior of the rim, on both of which are two rectangular frames filled with thick red glaze. Circular with deep curved sides, standing on a tall cylindrical foot with brown interior


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

Height: 19.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Stradbroke ⪼ Suffolk ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-07-17) by Rothschild, Henry


Late 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Circa 1970 CE - Circa 1990 1990 CE

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Rim: composed of metallic pigment ( bronze colour) Diameter 19.4 cm
Foot: Diameter 6.8 cm

Materials used in production

Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, thrown, with mottled pink, grey, and buff surface, and bronze and red band round the rim
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: RW
  • Location: On base inside footring
  • Method of creation: Impressed seal on applied rectangular pad
  • Maker's mark
  • Text: 99 or 66
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in white reserved in a black background
  • Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.17-2006
Primary reference Number: 131298
Old object number: 1997.3456
Entry form number: 819
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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