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Bowl: C.16-1977

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Fournier, Sheila




Porcelain, thrown, notched, and pierced. Hemispherical standing on a very narrow base. The rim has two notches with a pierced hole beneath one of them. The matt cream surface is incised iron-brown festoons. The exterior has motifs in incised brown extending downwards from the notches.


History note: Purchased after being exhibited at Kettles Yard, Cambridge in June 1977

Legal notes

Purchased with the Applied Arts Duplicates Fund

Measurements and weight

Height: 18.1 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1977-07-19) by Henry Rothschild Associates Ltd


20th Century, Late#
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD 1976

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Decoration composed of iron-brown
Rim Diameter 17 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Porcelain, thrown, notched, and pierced, with incised decoration filled with iron-brown

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in circular seal

  • Text: SF monogram
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed seal
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.16-1977
Primary reference Number: 72330
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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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