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Bowl: C.38-1981

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Unknown




Porcelain, thrown, with brown tenmoku glaze. Conical with narrow recessed base. In the middle of the interior there is a stylized flower with a raised circle in the middle and incised petals. The footring is unglazed, and the recessed base, glazed. In the middle there is a raised sqaure with a ring of glaze, and a dent in the middle.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Zoë Ellison

Measurements and weight

Height: 3.9 cm

Acquisition and important dates

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


Attributed to Ruth Duckworth on accession, but on a visit the potter said that this was not one of her pots.

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Rim Diameter 10.6 cm

Materials used in production

tenmoku Glaze

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Porcelain, thrown, with reddish-brown tenmoku glaze and incised decoration in the middle
Glazing (coating)

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.38-1981
Primary reference Number: 74741
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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