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Dish: C.5-1984

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Asenbryl, Oldrich (Potter)


Stoneware, glazed, and brushed and splashed with cobalt blue and iron-brown

Buff stoneware, clear-glazed, with freely brushed and splashed decoration in cobalt-blue and iron-browns; base and outer edge of base unglazed. Circular with sloping sides and slightly everted rim.

Legal notes

Given by Henry Rothschild

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 29.3 cm
Height: 5.6 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Pwllhelli ⪼ Gwynedd ⪼ Wales

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-01-30) by Rothschild, Henry W.


Late 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Circa 1973 CE - 1975 1975 CE


After 1975 the potter was at Sarn Pottery, Sarn, Nr Pwllheli, Gwynedd.

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of iron-brown cobalt-blue

Materials used in production

Glaze Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Buff stoneware, thrown, glazed, brushed and splashed with cobalt-blue and iron-brown
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: a rectangular A in a rectangular seal

  • Text: A
  • Location: On outer edge of base
  • Method of creation: Impressed
  • Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.5-1984
Primary reference Number: 75392
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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