Large lustre bowl (P341)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Large lustre bowl

Made in

Aberford

Date

1983

Description

Wide limestone and fireclay bowl with a narrow foot, decorated with a combination of gold, silver, and copper lustres in abstract patterns.

Materials and techniques

Local limestone marl amd fireclay body, wheel-thrown. Decorated with lustres: combinations of gold, silver, bismuth, copper and mercury. Glazed with an alkaline glaze. Reduction-fired to 760 deg.C in a wood-fired kiln.

Dimensions

height:  18cm
diameter:  45.5cm

Object number

P341

Category

  • Large Lustre Bowl, Sutton Taylor, 1983, Crafts Council Collection: P341.

Maker's statement

It is a typical piece.