Coffee cup (P430)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Coffee cup

Made in

London

Date

1985

Description

Red clay cup with an elongated handle and painted stripe slip decoration, and a saucer with concentric white circle slip decoration.

Materials and techniques

Thrown red clay. Decoration of white slip and burnished when leather hard on the outside. Clear-glazed outside. Fired to 1100 deg.C.

Dimensions

height:  9cm
height:  8.5cm
width:  11.5cm
depth:  5.8cm
height:  3cm
diameter:  14.5cm

Object number

P430

Category

References

Marie France Bayer - Clay the Game' in 'World of Interiors'. (1990)
  • Ccoffee cup, Ann Stokes, 1985, Crafts Council Collection: P431.

Maker's statement

I like making plates, cups and saucers and have always been inspired by Cretau pottery whose handles I try to copy - they give a good balance.

Ann Stokes, 16 August 1994