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Bowl: C.13-2007

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Caiger-Smith, Alan
Pottery: Aldermaston Pottery




Tin-glazed earthenware painted in reduced pigment ‘gold’ lustre. Circular, with sloping sides, standing on a high footring. Decorated inside with two stylized leaves in the centre, surrounded by a continuous spray of stylized foliage and tendrils, and on the outside with a continuous spray of different stylized foliage.


History note: Purchased by the donor about 1963

Legal notes

Given by Prof. Karen Spärck Jones

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Aldermaston ⪼ Berkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2007-03-05) by Spärck Jones, Karen, Professor


20th Century, third quarter#
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD 1963

School or Style

Contemporary Craft
Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Decoration composed of reduced pigment lustre ( appearing gold)
Rim Diameter 28.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Tin-glazed earthenware painted in reduced pigment ‘gold’ lustre

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ACS monogram
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Text: three dots in a group
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 10
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.13-2007
Primary reference Number: 141820
Entry form number: 836
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 August 2015 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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