MOA: University of British Columbia


Small round off-white dish painted with black and green design elements. Inside of dish has design of a bird-like creature holding a fish in its claw. The upper creature has a fin on its head and a wing and tail. Both have black outlines with black and green elements. Black circle painted in the centre; black and green painted around the top of rim, with seven sets of three unpainted lines. The base has the Lambert Potteries stamp and a hand-written inscription: Salish Spindle Whorl / Hand-painted / T.

  • Narrative

    Stamped on base: LAMBERT POTTERIES LTD."; Inscribed on base: "Salish Spindle Whorl / Hand-painted / T."

  • Type of Item dish
  • Culture Canadian
  • Material clay, paint, glaze
  • Measurements height 2.5 cm, diameter 8.2 cm (overall)

  • Creator David Lambert
  • Previous Owner Susan Rowley
  • Received from Susan Rowley

  • Made in Vancouver

  • Creation Date between 1960 and 1970
  • Ownership Date before May 18, 2022
  • Acquisition Date on May 18, 2022

  • Item Classes ceramics
  • Condition good
  • Accession Number 3572/0004