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Trellis Bowl: C.20-1947

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Trellis Bowl


Potter: Staite Murray, William




Grey stoneware, thrown, with deep brown glaze, painted in chestnut-brown; foot unglazed Circular, with deep curved sides and slightly everted rim, standing on a thick foot. Painted inside with flowers and bold diagonal lines in chestnut-brown. The exterior is painted in the same colour with stylized sprays of foliage and vertical strokes.

Legal notes

Given by the Very Rev. E. Milner-White, MA, DSO

Measurements and weight

Height: 11.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1947-12-02) by Milner-White, Eric

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Rim Width 22.5 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, thrown, glazed, and painted

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: M with a dot above and below in a pentagonal seal

  • Text: M with a dot above and below
  • Location: On exterior side of foot
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark
  • Text: 6
  • Location: Under footring
  • Method of creation: Painted in brown stain
  • Type: Mark
  • Text: 33
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Hand-written in black
  • Type: Mark

Inscription present: a small curved line to the left of a 7 followed by a dot

  • Location: Inside footring
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.20-1947
Primary reference Number: 73008
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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