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Bowl: C.33-1972

Object information

Current Location: Gallery 27 (Glaisher)


Potter: Rie, Lucie




Buff stoneware, thrown and turned. Conical with a slightly uneven rim, a narrow foot,and recessed base. Covered with a thick, matt, deep turquoise glaze which has bubbled and pitted all over, but particularly round the foot, where the glaze is thicker. The lowest part of the foot is unglazed.


History note: Charles Handley-Read Collection

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 9 cm

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1972) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


20th Century, third quarter#
Elizabeth II
Circa 1965 CE - 1970 CE

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

People, subjects and objects depicted

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 18.5 cm

Materials used in production

deep turquoise Glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff stoneware, thrown, and turned, and covered with deep turquoise glaze which has bubbled and pitted
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in rectangular seal

  • Text: LR monogram
  • Location: On recessed glazed base
  • Method of creation: Impressed with seal
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.33-1972
Primary reference Number: 74571
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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