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Vase: C.8-2000

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Rie, Lucie




Porcelain, thrown, with white lime glaze stopping short of the base, and brown inlay. Approximately ovoid body with a tall neck, which expands slightly towards the unevenly shaped mouth. On the shoulders there is a broad fuzzy band of brown inlay flanked by narrow bands of inlay, and there is an irregular band of inlay below the rim. The base has a brown circle round the mark and another round the edge.


History note: Purchased by the donor from the Arts Council Lucie Rie exhibition held at 4 St James's Square, London in 1967

Legal notes

Given by Mr Harold Barklay

Measurements and weight

Height: 14.7 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
Circa 1965 CE - 1966 CE

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Decoration composed of glaze

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Vase, porcelain, thrown, with white lime glazing stopping short of the base, and brown inlay

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: LR seal

  • Text: LR
  • Location: Centre of base
  • Method of creation: Impressed seal
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: circular paper label, typed

  • Text: Lucie Rie/Cat. 210
  • Method of creation: Typed
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.8-2000
Primary reference Number: 28384
Entry form number: 125
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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