Asymmetrical Reduced Black Piece (P423)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Asymmetrical Reduced Black Piece

Made in

United Kingdom

Date

1992

Description

Clay vessel with a dark grey burnished finish, with a round 'heart-shaped' body, a double handle and a spout.

Materials and techniques

Handbuilt red clay. Burnished then clay slip coated and burnished over for a final finish. Work is fired in an oxidised atmosphere (gas kiln), then carbonized in a heavy reduced atmosphere - enclosed in saggars with wood/wood chips/wood shavings. Temperatures range from 930 - 1040 deg. C.

Dimensions

height:  39cm
width:  29.5cm

Object number

P423

Category

References

Jane Norrie - Arts Review (Oxford gallery exh) (Aug-92)
From Precepts to Praxis: The Origins of British Studio Pottery in Things of Beauty Growing, by Julian Stair. 2018.

On view

Long term loan: National Museum of Wales
  • Asymmetrical Reduced Black Piece, Magadalene Odundo, 1992, Crafts Council Collection: P423.