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Bowl with Octagonal Rim: C.23-1983

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Bowl with Octagonal Rim


Potter: Leach, David




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.


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

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze

Techniques used in production


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: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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