Round oil spot tenmouku pot (P141)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Round oil spot tenmouku pot

Made in

Devon

Date

1977

Description

Stoneware pot with a wide body and narrow rim, with an oil-spot effect tenmouku glaze.

Materials and techniques

Reduced stoneware with oil-spot tenmoku glaze. Thrown. Biscuit fired at 980 deg. C; glaze fired to 1300 deg. C. Oil-spot effect produced by controlling firing cycle.

Dimensions

height:  23cm
diameter:  18cm

Object number

P141

Category

  • Round Oil Spot Tenmouku Pot, David Leach, 1977, Crafts Council Collection: P141.

Maker's statement

This must be regarded as a "one-off" piece since the control of the "oil spot" tenmoku glaze is difficult and uncertain.