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Collection Crafts Study Centre
Potter Mary White
Description Circular bowl with wide, flattened, everted rim, porcelain; gold lettering around rim, turquoise mottled glaze and manganese rim.
Decoration Elongated Roman lettering in gold lustre: Quote from Horace in Latin form: 'Mingle some brief folly with your wisdom. To forget it in due place is sweet' (16.IV.XII.27) (translation)
Id Number Current Accession P.78.2
Inscription MW seal impressed on foot
Location Creation Site Old Castle Gallery, Malmesbury, Wiltshire, UK
Subject ceramics, bowl, literature
Measurements 4 x 22 centimetres
Material porcelain
Glaze turquoise
Rights Owner Mary White/Crafts Study Centre 2004
Style Period Period 1970s
Technique throwing
Process David Leach recipe porcelain. Electric fired 1260 dgrees. Gold lustre lettering 3rd firing.



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