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Pair of vases - Saxophone and Piano Duo

Saxophone and Piano Duo

  • Object:

    Pair of vases

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1978 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Fritsch, Liz, born 1940 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, with matt glazes

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 142, The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Gallery, case 1, shelf 2 []

Physical description

"Saxaphone and Piano Duo", pair of vases, stoneware, pale green, black, pink, brown, mauve and white matt glazes with geometric decoration

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


1978 (made)


Fritsch, Liz, born 1940 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, with matt glazes


Depth: 10.30 cm, Height: 26.00 cm

Object history note

Acquisition details: Leeds City Art Galleries

Descriptive line

"Saxaphone and Piano Duo", pair of vases by Liz Fritsch, stoneware, Britain, 1978.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Watson, Oliver. British Studio Pottery : the Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, Oxford : Phaidon, Christie's, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1990
Renton, Andrew. Dynamic structures: painted vessels by Elizabeth Fritsch. Cardiff: National Museum of Wales, 2010. 12 p., ill. Published to accompany the exhibition held at the National Museum Wales, Cardiff, 2 October 2010 - 2 January 2011.
Breward Christopher and Wood, Ghislaine. British design from 1948:Innovation in the Modern Age . London, V&A publishing, 2012. p174. ISBN 978 1 851776740




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