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Untitled Pot: C.17-1981

Object information

Titles

Untitled Pot

Maker(s)

Washington, R. J. (Potter)

Description

Grey-buff stoneware, with obvious horizontal throwing marks, decorated with grey and brown glazes, and painted in-glaze in brown. Ovoid, standing on a cylindrical foot, with a cylindrical neck sloping outwards towards the rim. The grey-brown glaze is poured over the pot and runs in dribbles so that some areas of body are visible. A design of abstract anthropomorphic motifs is painted in brown. Some areas of glaze have a lustrous quality.

Notes

History note: Paul Rice Gallery, from which purchased

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum aided by a 50% grant from Eastern Arts Association

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 25 cm
Height: 49 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Little Baddow ⪼ Essex ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1981-03-09) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Third quarter of 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1966 : dated 66

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Exterior composed of glaze Decoration

Materials used in production

Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: RW 66
  • Location: On foot rim
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Signature and date
  • Text: As it was in the big bin (T material mixed in)
  • Location: Loose inside pot
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in pencil
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.17-1981
Primary reference Number: 72516
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 9 November 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 9 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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