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Bowl: M.52-1997

Object information

Awaiting location update


Maker: O'Donnell, Michael




Tulipwood, turned and carved, with deep curved sides and an irregular rim. The bowl stands on a narrow footring, with a narrower flat central medallion incised with a circle. The wavy horizontal rings and knots in the wood are visible on both sides.
Signed 'Michael O'Donnell tulipwood 1982' in black ink, on the base

Legal notes

Given by Henry Rothschild.

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 15.6 cm
Height: 15 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1997) by Rothschild, Henry


20th Century, Late#
Production date: AD 1982


The maker worked in Norway from 1977

School or Style

Contemporary Craft

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Turning (process) : Tulipwood, carved, and turned

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Michael O'Donnell tulipwood 1982
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Written in black ink
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.52-1997
Primary reference Number: 77313
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 27 November 2019 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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