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Flat vessel: C.9-2022

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 30


Flat vessel


Maker: Baldwin, Gordon, OBE




Vessel form, hand-built stoneware, of shallow, elongated hemispherical form on a flat base, painted with a black grid and wandering line, and a grey wash in places. Signed on base


History note: Purchased by the donors from 'CONTEMPORARY POTTERS' at Galerie Besson, London, 11 February - 11 March 2004 (no. 7). Previously in a private collection, London and then included in 'GORDON BALDWIN' at Galerie Besson, London, March - April 1996 (no. 8).

Legal notes

Gift of Nicholas and Judith Goodison through the Art Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 49 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2022) by Goodison, Nicholas and Judith The Art Fund


20th Century
Production date: AD 1996

Components of the work

Part composed of glass

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Identification numbers

Accession number: C.9-2022
Primary reference Number: 311385
Object entry form: 1562
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 19 July 2022 Updated: Monday 15 May 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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