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Bowl: OC.9-1940

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Object information

Current Location: Gallery 28 - Arts of Asia Gallery


Maker: Unknown



Large heavy stoneware bowl with slightly everted mouth rim edged in brass. The exterior wall is incised with bands, which encircle rim, and gouged vertical striations to foot rim. The banded cavetto is decorated with a meandering vine pattern and in the centre is a floral medallion.
The entire bowl is covered in a crackled sea green celadon glaze, which stops short of the the carved foot ring. Terracotta biscuit with lighter tone inside the pontil scar. Portion of the exterior unevenly fired.


History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Mrs Eumorfopoulos

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 22.4 cm
Height: 9.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Sawankhalok ⪼ Thailand

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1940) by Eumorfopoulos, Mrs


13th Century-14th Century
1200 - 1399

Components of the work

Mouth Rim composed of brass (alloy)
Foot Ring

Materials used in production

Celadon glaze

Techniques used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: OC.9-1940
Primary reference Number: 77864
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 26 November 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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