A Willow For Ai Weiwei, Wen Tao, Liu Zhenggang, Zhang Jinsong, Hu Mingfen (2013.5)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

A Willow For Ai Weiwei, Wen Tao, Liu Zhenggang, Zhang Jinsong, Hu Mingfen
Scott's Cumbrian Blues

Made in

Blencogo

Date

2012

Description

Earthenware platter (c.1840) with inglaze and decal collaging and gold lustre. The 'Willow' pattern is embellished with numerous sunflowers, and a sillhouette of Ai Weiwei on top of a bridge in the bottom right.

Materials and techniques

Earthenware Willow pattern platter (c.1840) bought from eBay. Erased (with Dremel tool, diamond bit) detail. Re-glazed erased parts, refired (1100C), then inglaze decal collaging usin own made screen-printed transfers. Refired (1080C), the painted with gold lustre, refired (725C).

Dimensions

length:  43cm
width:  35cm

Object number

2013.5

Category

On view

  • A Willow For Ai Weiwei, Wen Tao, Liu Zhenggang, Zhang Jinsong, Hu Mingfen, Paul Scott, 2012, Crafts Council Collection: 2013.5. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.