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Sugar bowl: C.36 & A-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Leach, Bernard
Pottery: The Leach Pottery




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


Materials used in production

dark brown Tenmoku glaze

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

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

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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