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Black Bowl with White Rim: C.5-2012

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Black Bowl with White Rim


Potter: Lap, Geert




Limoges hard-paste porcelain, thrown, with black zinc-talcum glaze which is mat but has a slight sheen. The bowl is formed as a low cylinder with waisted sides which flare outwards into a wide almost flat rim. The interior is glazed apart from about a centimeter round the edge of the rim; the exterior is glazed apart from a similar area at the top and bottom; the base is unglazed.

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.2 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2012-04-30) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


20th Century, second half#
Production date: AD 1981 : Exhibited in Cambridge in 1981

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Not Rim composed of zinc-talcum glaze ( black interior except rim, exterior except rim)
Base Diameter 15.7 cm
Rim Diameter 24.5 cm

Materials used in production

Limoges porcelain clay Hard-paste porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Limoges hard-paste porcelain, thrown, with black zinc talcum glaze on the interior and exterior

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: lap
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in pencil
  • Type: Maker's mark

Inscription present: small circular green paper label

  • Text: 12
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black ink or biro
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-2012
Primary reference Number: 187540
Entry Form number: 1062
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 15 May 2012 Updated: Wednesday 11 April 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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