Skip to main content

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

Relative size of this object

56 cm17.6 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

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


Late 20th Century
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
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

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 (2023) "Late Bowl No. 1142" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-05-29 04:37:55

Citation for Wikipedia

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

{{cite web|url= |title=Late Bowl No. 1142 |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2023-05-29 04:37:55|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:

Please enter your name as you would like to be addressed
Please enter your email address
The object accession number - this is prefilled
Please enter your query with as much detail as possible

More objects and works of art you might like


Accession Number: CM.52-1999

1 Paisa

Accession Number: CM.IN.1142-R


Accession Number: CM.1544-1911


Accession Number: CM.1542-1911

Suggested products from Curating Cambridge

You might be interested in this...

Sign up for updates

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