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Late Bowl No. 1142: C.19-1998

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Late Bowl No. 1142


Potter: Washington, R. J.




Clay and fibre pulp mix, hand-formed, and low fired

Clay and fibre pulp mix, hand-formed, low fired. Decorated with black threadwork, and glaze in shades of turquoise, black and white. Approximately leaf-shaped bowl, with deep concave sides, and irregularly shaped edge, standing on a roughly formed footring. The base, footring, and lower part of the sides on the underside, are unglazed, and pinkish in colour. The rest of the underside has black, white, and turquoise projections. The interior is approximately half turquoise and half white, with a black A applied over mainly the white area.


History note: Mrs S. M. Washington, the potter's widow

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 17.6 cm
Length: 56.0 cm
Width: 46.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Little Baddow ⪼ Essex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1998-10-12) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


20th Century, Late#
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1995

School or Style

Contemporary Craft
Studio Ceramics

Components of the work


Materials used in production

clay and fibre pulp mix Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Hand-forming : Bowl, clay and fibre pulp mix, hand-formed, low fired, decorated with black threadwork, and glaze in shades of turquoise, black and white

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.19-1998
Primary reference Number: 28677
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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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