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Bowl with Winged Handles: C.11-1979

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Bowl with Winged Handles


Potter: Pearson, Colin




Stoneware, stained manganese-black

Stoneware, stained manganese-black. The bowl is approxmately oval with bulging, dimpled, and ridged vertical sides, and a tattered rim. The two D-shaped wing handles are placed on opposing sides of the bowl; the upper end of one is not attached to the side wall. The flat sides of the handles are decorated with incised lines.


History note: Purchased from the exhibition held at Kettles Yard, 17-30 June 1979, no. 176

Legal notes

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

Measurements and weight

Height: 28.5 cm
Width: 56 cm

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1979) by Rothschild, Henry, Associates Ltd


20th Century, Late#
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD 1978


Winged forms were first exhibited by Pearson at the 1971 exhibition of his work at the British Crafts Centre

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Stain composed of manganese

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: monogram
  • Method of creation: On applied pad
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.11-1979
Primary reference Number: 71363
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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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