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Tall Form or Lidded Column: C.30 & A-1985

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Tall Form or Lidded Column


Bayle, Pierre (Potter)


Thrown greyish-white earthenware, burnished, coated with a terra sigillata slip, fired, and then given a second smoke firing which produced the variegated surface


History note: Purchased from Henry Rothschild's exhibition at the Fitzwilliam Museum, European Ceramics and Wall Textures, no. 13

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Measurements and weight

Height: 59 cm
Width: 23.4 cm

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Place(s) associated

  • Narbonne ⪼ France

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1985-10-21) by Henry Rothschild Associates Ltd


Production date: AD 1985

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Materials used in production

slip, crackled and unburnished Engobe Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Slip coating Throwing

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.30 & A-1985
Primary reference Number: 74299
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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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