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Bowl with Octagonal Rim: C.23-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Bowl with Octagonal Rim

Maker(s)

Potter: Leach, David

Entities

Categories

Description

Porcelain, thrown, and cut round the rim, with engraved decoration under a very pale Y'Ching celadon glaze. Deep circular bowl with upward curving octagonal rim, standing on a footring.

Notes

History note: Purchased after exhibition at Cambridge, Kettles Yard, 8-22 May 1983, Thirty-Seven Potters return to Kettles Yard,Together with Strange Delights gathered by Henry Rothschild in Europe and Overseas, no. 209.

Legal notes

Purchased with the J. R. V. Smyth Fund and a 50% grant from Eastern Arts Association

Place(s) associated

  • Bovey Tracey ⪼ Devon ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1983) by Rothschild, Henry, Associates Ltd

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Rim Height 9.2 cm Width 26.5 cm
Decoration

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze
Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing
Glazing

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.23-1983
Primary reference Number: 73353
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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