Green Circled Bowl (P133)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Green Circled Bowl

Made in

Leicestershire

Date

1977

Description

Round porcelain bowl on a raised foot, with green dot decoration.

Materials and techniques

Oxidised porcelain with semi-matt white glaze decorated with copper oxide. Hand-modelled by pinching the form out of one ball of clay; the foot ring added separately. The oxide painted on to the raw clay before firing. Biscuit fired at 960 deg. C; glaze fired at 1300 deg. C more than once.

Dimensions

height:  11.4cm
diameter (rim):  12cm
diameter (foot):  5cm

Object number

P133

Category

Maker's statement

It is one of the latest pieces in which I am exploiting the way in which repeated firings make the colour pass through the walls, giving layers of different colour intensity. I will be experimenting with this during my bursary.