Dark mottled pot (P389)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Dark mottled pot

Made in

London

Date

1990

Description

T-material pot with narrow base, angled elipse and a tilted rim, with dark mottled finish.

Materials and techniques

Handbuilt coloured stoneware pot (by pinch & coil techniques). Clay T-material, stained using various oxides: vanadium pentoxide, manganese dioxide, copper oxide, iron oxide. Burnished using agate & impregnating further oxides during burnishing. Hand made bamboo tools used in making as well as wooden tools and metal ribs. Fired in oxidation atmosphere (1270 deg. C.)

Dimensions

height:  25.5cm
length:  14cm
width:  15cm

Object number

P389

Category

  • Dark Mottled Pot, Jennifer Lee, 1990. Crafts Council Collection: P389. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Dark Mottled Pot, Jennifer Lee, 1990. Crafts Council Collection: P389. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Dark Mottled Pot, Jennifer Lee, 1990. Crafts Council Collection: P389. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Dark Mottled Pot, Jennifer Lee, 1990. Crafts Council Collection: P389. Photo: Stoke Photo Ltd.

  • Dark Mottled Pot, Jennifer Lee, 1990. Crafts Council Collection: P389. Photo: Stoke Photo Ltd.

  • Dark Mottled Pot, Jennifer Lee, 1990. Crafts Council Collection: P389. Photo: Stoke Photo Ltd.

  • Dark Mottled Pot, Jennifer Lee, 1990. Crafts Council Collection: P389. Photo: Stoke Photo Ltd.

  • Dark Mottled Pot, Jennifer Lee, 1990. Crafts Council Collection: P389. Photo: Stoke Photo Ltd.

Maker's statement

First successful pot which I have made using American oxides; also one of the first successful pieces using shelf rims.