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Maker(s) &
Production:

Fritsch, Elizabeth, potter, British ceramist, b.1940., England, London

Production
Note:

This is a version with different colouring of Fritsch's 'Quantum Pocket: from the EucalyptusGarden of the Villa at Triste-Le-Roy', 1984, see Documentation.

Category:

stoneware

Name:

Quantum Pocket II

Date:

1992

Period(s):

late 20th Century; Elizabeth II

Description(s):

Stoneware, coiled, incised, and painted with coloured slips
Red stoneware, hand-built, incised, and painted with pale and dark blue, green, yellow, reddish-brown and black slips. Oval with a small flattened base, convex front and slightly concave back, the oval mouth cut lower at the front than at the back. The front is decorated with a geometrical pattern and has a reddish-brown band round the mouth; the back is black with a narrow yellow band and a wide blue band round the edge. The interior is yellow with greenish-blue spattering at the top of the back. The base is blue

Technique(s):

coiling; whole
incising; decoration
painting; decoration; in pale and dark blue, green, yellow, reddish-brown and black slips

Material(s):

stoneware; whole
slip; decoration

Technique
Description:

red stoneware, hand-built, incised, and painted with pale and dark blue, green, yellow, reddish-brown and black slips

Dimension(s):

height, whole, 32, cm
width, whole, 24.1, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1992-11-23; The Friends of the Fitzwilliam Museum

Provenance:

commissioned from the potter

Acquisition Credit:

Bought by the Friends of the Museum from Elizabeth Fritsch, with a grant from Eastern Arts Association

Documentation:

Dormer, Peter. Cripps, David. 1985. Elizabeth Fritsch, A View.London: Bellew Publishing Company Ltdp. 72-5
Cf. pp. 72-5, Quantum Pocket: from The Eucalyptus Garden of the Villa at Triste-Le-Roy, 1984; pp. 72-3 the geometrical pattern; p. 74 front; p. 75, back

Bird, Joanna. 2008. Elizabeth Fritsch, Couleur, forme et rythme.Vendin-le-Vieil:
Source Title: La revue de la céramique et du verre 163 (Nov.Dec.-2008) : 28-33
p. 28-33
Ref. pp. 28-32, with English translation on p. 33.

Accession:

Object Number: C.107-1992
(Applied Arts)
(record id: 71270; input: 2004-03-11; modified: 2017-12-13)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/71270





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