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Vase: C.31-1985

Object information


Chapallaz, Edouard (Potter)


Stoneware, thrown, with violet glaze (reduced copper). Globular with a raised rim round the small, circular mouth.


History note: Purchased from Henry Rothschild's exhibition in the Fitzwilliam Museum, European Ceramics and Wall Textures, no. 28

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Measurements and weight

Diameter: 30.3 cm
Height: 26.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Douillier ⪼ Switzerland

Acquisition and important dates

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


20th century
Production date: AD 1985

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

in glaze Copper Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Stoneware, thrown, with violet (reduced copper) glaze

Inscription or legends present

  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Type: Maker's mark

Inscription present: a series of seven strokes of diffierent lengths followed by a backward slanting E (?)

  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Mark

References and bibliographic entries

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.31-1985
Primary reference Number: 74409
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 6 October 2016 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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