Box (M12)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Box

Made in

London

Date

1978

Description

Square silver box with copper trim, with a solid lid protruding from the back of the box, and rectangular wings protruding from left and right side of box.

Materials and techniques

Sterling silver with copper edge and striped sections of silver and copper. Fabricated from silver sheet with pure copper edges soldered on and striped section soldered together. Sateen finish; hand-polished throughout using carborundum papers.

Dimensions

height:  22.5cm
width:  29cm

Object number

M12

Category

Credit

Commissioned by the Crafts Advisory Committee (precursor to the Crafts Council) for the 1978 exhibition 'Objects In Metal'.
  • Box, Michael Rowe, 1978, Crafts Council Collection: M12.

Maker's statement

CAC commission: Michael Rowe `Objects In Metal' Waterloo Gallery Cat.no 8 (paid £500)