Softly Thrown Pot (P406)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Softly Thrown Pot

Made in

South Molton

Date

1992

Description

Stoneware pot with white slip, decorated with abstract blue patterns in cobalt oxide.

Materials and techniques

Stoneware, white slip, cobalt oxide. Made on Japanese wheel, a slow turning kick wheel, using soft clay to allow sensual expressiveness.

Dimensions

height:  21cm
width:  24cm

Object number

P406

Category

  • Softly Thrown Pot, Sandy Brown, 1992, Crafts Council Collection: P406. Photo: Ian Dobbie.

Maker's statement

These pieces all show my recent development inot the body of clay itself, finding new ways to be expressive. I want my hands to make deep contact with the clay, so that the form is as expressive as the decoration. In all these pieces, I have suceeded, you have chosen well.