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Bowl: C.5-2004

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Object information

Titles

  • Sand-grained bowl, dark haloed spiral

Buff, pale brown, and dark brown hand-built stoneware with a sandy surface

Buff, pale brown, and dark brown hand-built stoneware with a sandy surface. The bowl is not quite circular, with deep gently curving sides rising from a very narrow base, which has a small circular depression in the centre, surrounded by a flat, ground-down zone on which the bowl rests. The sides are decorated with an integral 'haloes spiral' in shades of brown which is visible on the interior and exterior. Oxidation firing at 1280 degrees celsius.

Purchased by the donors on 13 February 2004, from Galerie Besson, 15 Royal Arcade, 28 Old Bond Street, London, W1X 3HB

Named entities

Legal notes

Gift of Nicholas and Judith Goodison through the National Art Collections Fund

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Given
  • Dates: 2004-04-26

Dating

Maker(s)

Note

The artist hand built this bowl using coloured clay mixed with manganese oxide, manganese carbonate and copper carbonate from USA and Japan.

Text from object entry in A. Game (2016) ‘Contemporary British Crafts: The Goodison Gift to the Fitzwilliam Museum’. London: Philip Wilson Publishers: ‘Some objects shrink in the world, or diminish their surroundings. Others, like Jennifer Lee’s, seem to add.’ - Edmund de Waal, ceramicist and author.

Place(s) associated

  • London ⪼ England

Measurements and weight

  • Diameter: 30 cm
  • Height: 19.3 cm

Components of the work

Materials used in production

Techniques used in production

  • Hand-built : Buff, pale brown, and dark brown hand-built stoneware with a sandy surface

Associated department: Applied Arts

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

  • Accession number: C.5-2004
  • Primary reference Number: 98862
  • Entry form: 603
  • Stable URI

Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Friday 9 April 2021
  • Last processed: Saturday 10 April 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

Associated institutions

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