Skip to main content

Bowl: C.7-2000

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Rie, Lucie


  • Bowl
  • Category: studio ceramics



Bowl. Porcelain, thrown, and covered with clear glaze, and dark brown, 'bronze' glaze (manganese, probably with copper carbonate) with sgraffito decoration. Circular with deep sloping sides and narrow curved well, standing on a high footring. The well, the base, and the interior of the footring are clear glazed. The interior and exterior sides, and the exterior of the footring are coated with dark-brown 'bronze' glaze. On the inside the sides are decorated with fine sgraffito lines radiating outwards from the well, and on the outside, radiating upwards from the top of the footring. Inside, on one side, the brown glaze has bled slightly into the well.


History note: Purchased by the donor in 1968 from Quantas Gallery, 57 Piccadilly, London, W1 for £25.00

Legal notes

Given by Mr Harold Barklay

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.1 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2000-05-08) by Barkley, Harold


20th Century, third quarter#
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1968

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Decoration composed of clear glaze
Rim Diameter 23.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Bowl, porcelain, thrown, and covered with clear glaze, and dark brown, 'bronze' glaze (manganese, probably with copper carbonate) with sgraffito decoration

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: LR with on left part of the outline of the seal

  • Text: LR monogram
  • Location: Centre of base
  • Method of creation: Impressed seal
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.7-2000
Primary reference Number: 28382
Entry form: 125
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 10 October 2018 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Bowl" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-07-21 12:14:18

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Bowl |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-07-21 12:14:18|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...