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Bowl: C.18-2000

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Ross, Duncan




Thrown red earthenware, coated with terra sigillata slip with inlaid and resist decoration, burnished, bisque-fired, and smoke fired The bowl is trumpet-shaped with a small flat base. The base is decorated with circles of alternate colours. The exterior has narrow black stripes over broader greyish-black mottled stripes separated by reddish-brown mottled stripes. The interior is decorated similarly with in addition black strokes over the reddish-brown stripes.


History note: Purchased from the Scottish Gallery, Dundas Street, Edinburgh, in November 1991 by the TSB, London; passed to Lloyds TSB plc, 71 Lombard Street, London, from whom purchased by the donors

Legal notes

Gift of Nicholas and Judith Goodison through the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 13.0 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Farnham ⪼ Surrey ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2000-10-09) by Goodison, Nicholas and Judith


20th Century, Late#
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1991


The black areas are where the terra sigillata slip is thinly applied and are produced by the smoke firing

School or Style

Contemporary Craft
Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 28.3 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Thrown red earthenware, coated with terra sigillata slip with inlaid and resist decoration, burnished, bisque-fired, and smoke fired
Smoke firing
Firing (heating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: DR in square

  • Text: DR
  • Location: Centre of base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.18-2000
Primary reference Number: 28414
Entry form number: 138
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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