DAME LUCIE RIE
FOOTED PINK BOWL WITH BRONZED RIM
impressed with Artist's seal on the underside, obscured by bronze glaze
porcelain with a pink glaze, turquoise banding, sgraffito design and a bronzed rim and inner well
diameter: 16cm.; 6½in.
height: 8.5cm.; 3½in.
Executed circa 1980.
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Structurally sound with no obvious signs of damage or restoration. There are some tiny instances of very light pitting to the glaze including to a few of the sgraffito lines, in line with the Artist's techniques and working methods. There is very minor crazing to the exterior of the turquoise band, only visible upon very close inspection. There may be a very faint scuff towards the well. This excepting the work appears in excellent overall condition.
Inspection under Ultraviolet light reveals no obvious signs of fluorescence or restoration.
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Westminster Gallery, Boston MA, where acquired by Rebecca Fleichman in 1980, from whom acquired by the present owner
Add exhibited: Boston MA, Westminster Gallery, Lucie Rie, 8th - 25th September 1982, where lent by Rebecca Fleichman.