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Bowl: C.169 & A-2010

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Maker(s)

Probably Unknown (Maker)

Description

High fired, well-ringing bucket-shaped bowl with two loop handles, bevelled rim, and shallow, well-fitting knobbed lid, the bottom untidily convex, of dirty-grey body with black wash-like tint ash glaze, with two rows of narrow-combed decoration. Inside the lid a long character inscription

Notes

History note: Unknown before donor

Legal notes

Given by Prof. and Mrs Plesch OBE

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2010) by Plesch, Prof. and Mrs

Dating

Production date: AD/CE 700

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.169 & A-2010
Primary reference Number: 178886
Entry form: 1121
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 17 December 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2020) "Bowl" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/178886 Accessed: 2021-12-08 05:50:53

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