Abstract form (P135)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Abstract form

Made in

London

Date

1977

Description

Two freestanding round discs of white, unglazed porcelain with pierced decoration.

Materials and techniques

Oxidised porcelain; unglazed. Comprised of thin rolled sheets of porcelain pierced with small drill; circles cut with drill cutter. Fired to 1240 deg. C and surface smoothed with carborundum.

Dimensions

height:  4cm
length:  29.5cm

Object number

P135

Category

  • Abstract Form, Eileen Nisbet, 1977. Crafts Council Collection: P135. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Abstract Form, Eileen Nisbet, 1977. Crafts Council Collection: P135. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Abstract Form, Eileen Nisbet, 1977. Crafts Council Collection: P135. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Abstract Form, Eileen Nisbet, 1977. Crafts Council Collection: P135. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Abstract Form, Eileen Nisbet, 1977. Crafts Council Collection: P135. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

Maker's statement

One of two objects (see also P136) which were primarily experiments with loght through porcelain, employing piercing for direct light and thin planes and semi piercing for transparency.