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Bowl: C.63-1997

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Potter: Caiger-Smith, Alan




Tin-glazed earthenware painted in green and brown

Red earthenware, thrown, tin-glaze overall except for the underside of the footring, and painted in pale green and brown. circular with deep, sloping sides, standing on a high footring. Throwing rings are visible inside and outside. Decorated on the exterior with a broad zone of calligraphic decoration in green and brown with white resist motifs. Inside in the middle, there is a green disk with white resist lines and curved lines, and round the rim there is a band of green and brown calligraphic decoration. There are greenish-brown bands round the top and bottom of the footring, and a green and brown band below nthe wide zone of decoration on the exterior

Legal notes

Given by G.H.W. Rylands, Ltt.D., CBE, CH

Measurements and weight

Height: 19.7 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Aldermaston ⪼ Berkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997-07-14) by Rylands, G.H.W.


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

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Decoration composed of high-temperature colours ( green and brown)
Foot Diameter 14.6 cm
Rim Diameter 42.3 cm

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Throwing : Red earthenware, thrown, tin-glazed, and painted in green and brown

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ACS monogram
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Painted in greenish-brown
  • Type: Maker's mark

Inscription present: red paper spot with an oblong white paper label attached

  • Text: ACS 11
  • Location: Stuck on inside the top of the bowl
  • Method of creation: Inscribed in black
  • Type: Label

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.63-1997
Primary reference Number: 75710
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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