Blue Pot with Porcelain Additions (P296)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Blue Pot with Porcelain Additions

Made in

London

Date

1981

Materials and techniques

Buff earthenware with porcelain additions. Slab-built from slabs impressed with a pattern, using a carved plaster rolling-pin. Fired to 1260 degrees celsius. Glazed with two glazes, with a wax resist used on one section.

Dimensions

height:  48.5cm
diameter:  23cm
width:  35cm

Object number

P296

Category

  • Blue Pot with Porcelain Additions, Henry Pim, 1981, Crafts Council Collection: P296. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Blue Pot with Porcelain Additions, Henry Pim, 1981, Crafts Council Collection: P296. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Blue Pot with Porcelain Additions, Henry Pim, 1981, Crafts Council Collection: P296. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

Maker's statement

This one of the earliest pots I made after having bought my new larger kiln. It is also the start of my using porcelain additions onto the outside of my work.

Henry Pim, 29 October 1981