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Black-tipped apricot-flushed bowl: C.10-1979

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Black-tipped apricot-flushed bowl


Potter: Rogers, Mary Elizabeth




Porcelain, hand-formed, with matt apricot-flushed glaze. The bowl stands on a small circular foot from which the walls rise outwards in a curve towards the rim which is slightly everted and has irregular, tattered edges. The pale buff surface is delicately flushed with apricot, and the rim is outlined in black


History note: Purchased after exhibition at Kettles Yard, Cambridge, June 1979, no. 213

Legal notes

Purchased with the Applied Arts Duplicates Fund and a 50% grant from the Eastern Arts Association

Measurements and weight

Height: 9.4 cm
Width: 13.5 cm

Relative size of this object

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Place(s) associated

  • Loughborough ⪼ Leicestershire ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1979-07-16) by Rothschild, Henry, Associates Ltd


Late 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: circa AD 1978

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Materials used in production


Techniques used in production

Hand-forming : Porcelain, hand-formed, with matt apricot-flushed glaze
Glazing (coating)

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: MER
  • Location: On foot
  • Method of creation: Incised
  • Type: Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.10-1979
Primary reference Number: 81920
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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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