Standing Figure (P465)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Standing Figure

Made in

Cardiff

Date

1999

Description

Standing nude porcelain figure with one raised arm.

Materials and techniques

Handbuilt porcelain, with washes of stain fired to 1200 deg. Built from the base upwards, final workings on head, hands and feet. The body is pieced together with palm sized pieces of porcelain and pinched together. Slight washes of transparent glaze are washed over the head hands and feet.

Dimensions

height:  60cm
length:  20cm
width:  14cm

Object number

P465

Category

  • Standing Figure, Claire Curneen, 1999, Crafts Council Collection: P465.

Maker's statement

Standing figure strongly represents the type of porcelain figure of which I have been working on for the past few years. The form and surface is clearly executed in this piece. It has evolved slowly and carefully because of the development of material research and content.