A Good Row (W1)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

A Good Row
Bullseye

Date

1972-73

Description

Carved wooden boat with two figures, one with a top hat rowing with two oars, the other reclining, with the whole piece painted in bright coloured abstract patterns.

Materials and techniques

Carved soft and hard woods, natural and painted, with rope, string, shells, feather, glass bead, lace, brass pin, tacks, net, fabric and ribbon. The figures are brought together and articulated by cod or hambro line. The paint used is mainly Plaka with plastic emulsion for the large areas, with a priming coat and a finishing coat of clear varnish.

Dimensions

length:  33cm
length:  33cm
Packed Length:  47cm
Packed Width:  33cm
Packed Height:  34cm

Object number

W1

Category

  • 'A Good Row' or 'Bullseye', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1d. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Box with 'A Good Row' or 'Bullseye', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1d. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'A Good Row' or 'Bullseye', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1d. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'A Good Row' or 'Bullseye', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1d. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'A Good Row' or 'Bullseye', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1d. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'A Good Row' or 'Bullseye', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1d. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'A Good Row' or 'Bullseye', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1d. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.