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Bowl: C.79-2016

Object information

Awaiting location update


Potter: Bayer, Svend




Large wood-fired stoneware bowl, with two handles and rounded base. Natural ash glaze giving variegated browns and tans.
No mark.


History note: Bought from the 'Earth & Fire' fair at Rufford Abbey County Park, 29th June 2002

Legal notes

Bequeathed by John Shakeshaft

Measurements and weight

Height: 12.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2016) by Shakeshaft, John, Dr


20th Century-21st Century
After 1969 CE - Before 2002-06 CE

Components of the work

At Base Width 10 cm
At Extremities Width 29.7 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.79-2016
Primary reference Number: 207722
Sale catalogue photo number: K526
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Audit data

Created: Wednesday 20 January 2016 Updated: Wednesday 15 May 2019 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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