Pepper Pot Tree (J252)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Pepper Pot Tree

Made in

Stevenage

Date

1995

Description

Hand carved 1950's green cellulose-acetate, thermoplastic, enclosed at the top with flat cut oval shapes. Three ovals are pegged in to the green acetate.

Materials and techniques

Hand carved 1950's green cellulose-acetate, thermoplastic, enclosed at the top with flat cut oval shapes. Three ovals are pegged in to the green acetate. A layer of thin metal is applied to a recess routed from the flat tops of the ovals. Silver rivets are made form tubing and inserted into the recess (drilled holes). Brooch fittings are precious white metal, constructed from sheet, tubing and wire. Pin is surgical stainless steel.

Dimensions

length:  9cm
width:  3.5cm
depth:  1.2cm

Object number

J252

Category

  • Pepper Pot Tree, Dawn Emms, 1995, Crafts Council Collection: J252. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

It is one of a grou pof pieces based on a theme which I am still developing.