Plate (G12)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Plate

Made in

London

Date

1977

Description

Plate with Union Jack design encased in opal white glass.

Materials and techniques

Clear glass with fused sandblasted decoration in red and blue, cased in opal white glass. Free blown and spun. 10% lead glass. The flag decoration was made and kiln-fused before being incorporated into blown form.

Dimensions

diameter:  27.5cm

Object number

G12

Category

  • Plate, Dillon Clarke, 1977, Crafts Council Collection: G12.

Maker's statement

The piece was one of the first double colour sandblast incorporated pieces. It was very complicated to precisely register the cross of the flag.

Dillon Clarke, 20 August 1978