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Bottle

1967 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin



Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Stoneware, with streaked purple-brownish glaze
Brief description
Stoneware bottle by Lucie Rie; Britain; 1967.
Dimensions
  • Depth: 15.40cm
  • Height: 38.10cm
Marks and inscriptions
'LR' in monogram, applied
Gallery label
'9. Bottle 1967 Lucie Rie's work was informed by the full range of ceramic history, from oriental porcelain to prehistoric pots, yet it was utterly individual. She showed how an entirely new language could be generated without jettisoning some of pottery's most basic traditions - practical shapes formed on the wheel. Britain Designed and made by Lucie Rie (Austrian, 1902-95), London Stoneware with streaked glaze Museum no. Circ.1226-1967'
Object history
Acquisition details: Arts Council of Great Britain (Lucie Rie retrospective exhibition



RF number: 67/2363
Bibliographic references
  • Watson, Oliver. British Studio Pottery : the Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, Oxford : Phaidon, Christie's, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1990
  • Lucie Rie: A Retrospective. Tokyo: Nikkei Inc, 2010p.148
Collection
Accession number
CIRC.1226-1967

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Record createdJanuary 14, 2000
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