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Bowl: C.403-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Maker(s)

Potter: Mathews, Heber

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Description

Porcelain, thrown, with incised decoration under an almost matt cream glaze. Circular with deep gently curving sides, standing on a tall cylindrical foot which is unglazed. The sides are decorated with a horizontal band of faintly incised vertical lines

Legal notes

Given by Miss Monica Mathews, the potter's sister

Measurements and weight

Height: 17 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984) by Mathews, Monica, Miss

Dating

20th Century, Mid
George VI
Elizabeth II
Circa 1949 - 1959

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Bowl composed of glaze ( almost matt cream)
Rim Diameter 15.5 cm

Materials used in production

Porcelain

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Porcelain, thrown, with incised decoration under an almost matt cream glaze

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: HM joined
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painter in iron-brown
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.403-1984
Primary reference Number: 74938
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 18 December 2023 Last processed: Monday 18 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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