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Bowl: C.20-2006

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Bayle, Pierre (Potter)


Earthenware, thrown, coated with terra sigillata slip (engobe), fired, and smoke-fired. Circular, the sides curving outwards from the base and then rising almost vertically to the rim


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: 12.3 cm
Height: 7.4 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Late 20th Century
Production date: AD 1985 : dated

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Materials used in production

Engobe Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Earthenware thrown and coated with engobe

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Bayle looks like BMyle

  • Text: 4.6.85/Bayle
  • Location: On base
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.20-2006
Primary reference Number: 131301
Old object number: 1995.128
Entry form number: 819
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 7 September 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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