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Bowl: C.71-1982

Object information

Maker(s)

Siesby, Alev Ebuzziya (Production)

Description

White stoneware partly glazed black to produce wavy Z shapes on the outside.

Hand-built white stoneware, partially glazed black. Circular, with deep, slightly bowed sides, curving sharply inwards at the bottom towards the narrow base. Decorated on the exterior with alternating black and reserved white Z-shapes between pairs of reserved white horizontal bands; the base and a circle round it are unglazed. Inside, below the rim there are two reserved white horizontal bands.

Notes

History note: Henry Rothschild Associates Ltd., 10 King's Parade, Cambridge

Legal notes

Purchased with the J. R. V. Smyth Fund and a 50% grant from Eastern Arts Association

Measurements and weight

Diameter: 16.4 cm
Height: 11.2 cm

Place(s) associated

  • Copenhagen ⪼ Denmark

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1982-07-19) by Rothschild, Henry, Associates Ltd

Dating

Late 20th Century
Production date: AD/CE 1979

Note

The maker lived in Copenhagen from 1962 to 1987 when she moved to Paris.

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of glaze ( black)

Materials used in production

white Stoneware

Techniques used in production

Hand-building

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: alev/79
  • Location: On base
  • Method of creation: Incised into the damp clay
  • Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.71-1982
Primary reference Number: 75881
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 February 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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