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Sugar bowl: C.36 & A-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Leach, Bernard
Pottery: The Leach Pottery

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Description

Stoneware, thrown, with tenmoku glaze, and reddish-brown edges. Almost hemispherical bowl with 'U'-shaped aperture to take a spoon in the side of the rim, standing on a footring. Domed, flanged cover with applied strap handle on the top.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Zoë Ellison

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 12.5 cm
Height: 11.8 cm

Place(s) associated

  • St Ives ⪼ Cornwall ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1981) by Ellison, Zoë, Mrs

Components of the work

Bowl
Handle

Materials used in production

dark brown Tenmoku glaze
Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: probably BL: mark in square seal

  • Text: indistinct
  • Location: On side next to footring
  • Method of creation: Impressed seal
  • Type: Maker's mark

Inscription present: S crossed by I with a dot above and below the I

  • Text: SI monogram
  • Location: On side next to footring
  • Method of creation: Impressed seal very faintly
  • Type: Pottery mark

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.36 & A-1981
Primary reference Number: 74668
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 18 February 2021 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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