Iron Honey Gold (B6)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Iron Honey Gold

Made in

Cambridge

Date

1972

Description

Book bound in vellum with black ink line decoration and gold tooling of lines and dots. There is green leather on the spine with the title in gold tooling, a fore-edge painting of a ship, and marbled end papers. The book comes with its accompanying drop-back box in beige cloth, with brown leather on the spine with the title in gold, and green velvet inside.

Materials and techniques

The dished gold dots were produced by a domed tool made for the purpose and struck with the pneumatic tooling ram designed and made by Sydney M. Cockerell. In beige cloth covered drop-back box.

Dimensions

height (object):  4.5cm
length (object):  21.6cm
width (object):  14.5cm
height (box):  5.2cm
length (box):  23.6cm
width (object):  16.2cm

Object number

B6

Category

  • Iron Honey Gold, Sydney Cockerell, 1972, Crafts Council Collection: B6. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Iron Honey Gold, Sydney Cockerell, 1972, Crafts Council Collection: B6. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Iron Honey Gold, Sydney Cockerell, 1972, Crafts Council Collection: B6. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.