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Fruit bowl: C.261-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Factory: Poole Pottery
Designer: Pavely, Ruth

Entities

Categories

Description

Thrown earthenware coated on the outside with pinkish-beige glaze, and inside with alpine white glaze painted in yellow, white, grey and black. Circular with deep sloping sides and a deep outward sloping footing. The inside is decorated with a central grey circle surrounded by radiating wider yellow and grey concentric bands over which are painted circles of leaves outlined half in white and half in black. Just below the rim there is a narrow grey line.

Notes

History note: Unknown before N.J. Zolman

Legal notes

Purchased

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 35.5 cm
Height: 10 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Poole ⪼ Dorset ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2015-11-23) by Zolman, N. J.

Dating

Second quarter of 20th century
Elizabeth II
Circa 1954 CE - 1955 CE

Note

This pattern was designed by Ruth Pavely in 1954.

Components of the work

Foot Diameter 20 cm
Decoration

Materials used in production

Glaze
Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing
Glazing

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: circular backstamp with a dolphin between the words POOLE and ENGLAND within a circle with the other words around it

  • Text: HAND MADE/POOLE dolphin ENGLAND/HAND DECORATED
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Printed in grey
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: 254
  • Location: On base near edge
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: ROL
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Pattern number

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.261-2015
Primary reference Number: 207197
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 2 December 2015 Updated: Wednesday 17 February 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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