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Bowl: C.14-2001

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Maker(s)

Caiger-Smith, Alan (Potter)

Description

Earthenware, coated in dark greyish-blue slip, clear-glazed, and painted in reduced pigment silver lustre with plum-coloured iridescence

Pale red earthenware, thrown, coated in dark greyish-blue slip, clear-glazed, and painted in reduced-pigment silver lustre which has produced plum-coloured iridescence on the silver motifs. The underside of the base has been wiped free of slip. Circular with curved sides, and two holes for suspension in the edge of the base which is recessed. The interior is decorated with calligraphic curved strokes, and stylised foliage and flowerheads. The exterior has a broad band of stylised foliage and berries. The base is decorated with two concetric circles with curved lines around the inner edge, and a stylised fern or pine tree on each side of the marks.

Notes

History note: Purchased from Primavera, King's Parade, Cambridge, from the exhibition held in the Fitzwilliam Museum, 2 July - 3 September 2001, Ceramics & Glass, New Work by Alan Caiger-Smith and Peter Layton, no. ACS 35

Legal notes

Given by the Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 44.2 cm
Height: 12.5 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Aldermaston ⪼ Berkshire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2001-10-08) by The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Dating

Early 21st Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 2001

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Decoration composed of lustre ( silver with plum-coloured iridescence)

Materials used in production

clear, except underside of footring Glaze dark greyish-blue, except on underside of footring Slip Earthenware

Techniques used in production

Throwing : Pale red earthenware, coated in dark greyish-blue slip, clear-glazed, and painted in reduced pigment lustre which has produced plum-coloured iridescence on the silver motifs

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: ACS
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: In lustre
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: 10A
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: In lustre
  • Type: Number

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.14-2001
Primary reference Number: 35117
Entry form number: 161
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 20 November 2021 Last processed: Friday 18 February 2022

Associated departments & institutions

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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Bowl" Web page available at: https://collection.beta.fitz.ms/id/object/35117 Accessed: 2022-05-29 03:35:42

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