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Bowl: C.12-1994

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: O'Malley, Peter




Brownish-grey stoneware with 'sandy' surface, thrown and glazed except for the base, about 2.5 cm above it on the exterior, and .7 cm on the inside of the rim. Circular with a narrow recessed base, and deep curved sides, everting slightly at the rim. Iron-washed on the outside, and celadon-glazed inside, with dark, greyish-brown speckling.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Joan O'Malley, the potter's widow, in his memory

Measurements and weight

Height: 11 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1994) by O'Malley, Joan, Mrs


20th Century, Late#
Elizabeth II
Circa 1985 - 1990

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Exterior composed of iron wash
Majority composed of glaze
Rim Diameter 22.6 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Q
  • Location: On unglazed area on exterior
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.12-1994
Primary reference Number: 71608
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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