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  • Place of origin:

    Romania (made)

  • Date:

    late 19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lead-glazed earthenware painted on a ground of white slip

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Major Barbu Slatineanu

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 137, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 50, shelf 7

Physical description

Bowl of light brown earthenware painted in manganese, brown and copper-green on a ground of white slip. The front is lead-glazed. Round the middle is a marbled band in brown, and another is round the border bounded by green fillets.

Place of Origin

Romania (made)


late 19th century (made)


Unknown (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Lead-glazed earthenware painted on a ground of white slip


Diameter: 21.6 cm

Historical context note

Note in Register: Marked 3 in chalk [marked by Major Slatineanu for his own purposes].
Extract from letter received from Major Slatineanu - I enclose the list of the plates which have reached you with the names of the regions they came from. As they have been mostly collected by me directly from the peasant which used them sometime ago, I can be nearly sure of their place of origin. (The numbers on this list are those chalked on the back of each piece.)

Descriptive line

Bowl of light brown earthenware covered with a white slip and painted in colours. Romanian, made at Radauti in the Bucovina region, late 19th century.

Production Note

Made at Radauti in the Bucovina region.


Lead glaze; Earthenware; Slip




Ceramics; Earthenware; Slipware


Ceramics Collection

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