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Vase: C.22-2020

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Designer: Cooper, Susie
Maker: Susie Cooper China Ltd.

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Description

Bone china, aerographed in green with sgraffito and painted decoration.

Bone china, aerographed in green with sgraffito and painted decoration.

Vase, bone china, the body aerographed in olive green and decorated in sgrafitto with five large feathery spirals, each spiral finished on one side of the feather in black. Neck white, edged in black where it joins the shoulder. Underside flat and clear glazed within a narrow foot-rim.

Notes

History note: Formerly in the collection of Susie Cooper; bequeathed to her son, Timothy Barker, who gave it to the Museum.

Legal notes

Given by Timothy Barker, son of Susie Cooper and Cecil Barker

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 15 cm
Height: 20.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2020-04-27) by Barker, Timothy

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1958

Note

This rare feather design, here on a typical 1950s shape, seems to have been a precursor to Susie Cooper’s better known 1960s designs such as ‘Assyrian’ and ‘Venetian’.

Materials used in production

Bone china

Techniques used in production

Moulded
Painted
Aerographed
Sgraffito
Glazed

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Susie Copper/*/BONE CHINA/ENGLAND
  • Location: Underside of base
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.22-2020
Primary reference Number: 279206
Entry form number: 511
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Audit data

Created: Thursday 17 December 2020 Updated: Thursday 6 January 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 16 March 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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