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Two-handled bowl: C.3-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Leach, Janet
Pottery: The Leach Pottery




Dark red-brown stoneware, thrown, the interior covered with a yellowish-brown, black-flecked glaze. Circular with curved sides and a narrow rim, the two handles each formed of a strip of clay looped and applied to the sides of the bowl below the rim

Legal notes

Given by Henry W. Rothschild

Measurements and weight

Height: 10.2 cm
Width: 29.3 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • St. Ives ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1905-06-06) by Rothschild, Henry W.


Late 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD 1977

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Inside Only composed of glaze ( yellowish-brown with black flecks)
Visible Surfaces

Materials used in production


Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: S crossed by I with a dot above and below the I in an oval seal

  • Text: SI monogram
  • Location: On side close to base below one handle
  • Method of creation: Impressed in seal
  • Type: Pottery mark

Inscription present: angular J and L back to back in cone-shaped seal

  • Text: JL back to back
  • Location: On side close to base below one handle, left of pottery mark
  • Method of creation: Impressed in seal
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.3-1984
Primary reference Number: 74489
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 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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