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Vase, by John Ward

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An image of Contemporary Craft. Studio Ceramics. Vase. Ward, John (British, b. 1938). Bulbous with a square neck with four incurved upper edges, the base impressed with a flowerhead radiating from a small impressed rectangular mark, surrounded by a flat unglazed area on which the vase rests. The inside and outside are coated with turquoise-green glaze or slip. The outside of the lower part of the body is decorated with reversed D-shaped areas of pale brown, the shoulders with triangles, each side of the neck with pairs of triangles forming squares. Stoneware, painted with bubbly opaque turquoise-green, and pale brown glazes. Height, whole, 28.7 cm, diameter, whole, 23.5 cm, circa 1990. Gift of Nicholas and Judith Goodison through the National Art Collections Fund.

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Contemporary Craft. Studio Ceramics. Vase. Ward, John (British, b. 1938). Bulbous with a square neck with four incurved upper edges, the base impressed with a flowerhead radiating from a small impressed rectangular mark, surrounded by a flat unglazed area on which the vase rests. The inside and outside are coated with turquoise-green glaze or slip. The outside of the lower part of the body is decorated with reversed D-shaped areas of pale brown, the shoulders with triangles, each side of the neck with pairs of triangles forming squares. Stoneware, painted with bubbly opaque turquoise-green, and pale brown glazes. Height, whole, 28.7 cm, diameter, whole, 23.5 cm, circa 1990. Gift of Nicholas and Judith Goodison through the National Art Collections Fund.

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  • Accession Number: C.7-2004
  • © John Ward. Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/32.0
  • Focal length: 120
  • Camera: Hasselblad H3DII-31
  • Photographer name: Katie Young
  • Image height: 1025 pixels
  • Image width: 769 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 538.83kB
  • Exposure time: 1/180
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 32/1

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