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Bowl: C.10-1980

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White, Mary (Potter)


Porcelain, thrown, and covered with a variegated green and turquoise glaze except for the base. Circular, with concave curving sides, and a deep, hemispherical well, standing on a narrow foot.


History note: Primavera (Cambridge) Ltd., 10 King's Parade, Cambridge

Legal notes

Purchased with the Applied Arts Duplicates fund and a 50% grant from Eastern Arts Association

Measurements and weight

Height: 7.3 cm
Width: 24.5 cm

Relative size of this object

24.5 cm7.3 cm What does this represent?

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Place(s) associated

  • Malmesbury ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1980-03-10) by Primavera (Cambridge) Ltd


Late 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Circa 1979 CE - 1980 CE

School or Style

Contemporary Craft

Materials used in production

variegated green and turquoise Glaze Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Porcelain, thrown, and covered with a variegated green and turquoise glaze except for the base
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: M over W divided by a line
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10-1980
Primary reference Number: 71169
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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