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Wave-shaped: C.39-1972

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Current Location: Gallery 30




Potter: Lowndes, Gillian




Buff stoneware, hand-built covered with grey-white glaze stopping short of the base. The vessel has a wavy front and a flat back. The glaze has bubbled sufficiently in places so as to reveal the body underneath. There is an irreguar indentation on the left of the front which interrupts the otherwise smooth flow.


History note: Charles Handley-Read Collection

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.5 cm
Length: 35 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1972-06-13) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum


20th Century, third quarter#
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD 1970

School or Style

Contemporary Craft
Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Visible Surfaces composed of glaze ( base unglazed)

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Hand-building : Buff stoneware, hand-built,and covered with grey-white speckled matt glaze stopping short of the base

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Identification numbers

Accession number: C.39-1972
Primary reference Number: 74772
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 2 December 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 13 December 2023

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

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