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Bowl: C.264-2015

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Factory: Carlton Ware




Cream earthenware bowl with two lugs, covered with cream glaze and decorated internally with tube lined stylized flowers and leaves coloured in blue, turquoise-green, yellow with brown outlines. The outer edges of the lugs are decorated with a wavy outline filled with alternately green and yellow areas.

Legal notes

Given by N. J. Zolman

Measurements and weight

Height: 7 cm
Width: 27.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Stoke-on-Trent ⪼ Staffordshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

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


1930 CE - 1959 CE

Components of the work


Materials used in production

cream Earthenware

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Carlton Ware/MADE IN ENGLAND/"TRADE MARK"
  • Location: In middle of base
  • Method of creation: Printed in dark blue
  • Type: Factory mark
  • Text: ./ 6287/3945
  • Location: By footring above the factory mark
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: a cross

  • Text: x
  • Location: On base some way below the factory mark
  • Method of creation: Painted in blue
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: unclear, might be 1363

  • Text: 1343
  • Location: On base near footring
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Mark

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.264-2015
Primary reference Number: 207201
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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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