Blue Goldfish Bowl (self-portrait) (P152)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Blue Goldfish Bowl (self-portrait)

Made in

London

Date

1976

Description

Round stoneware bowl painted with slips, predominantly dark blue, decorated with images of a pair of gold-rimmed spectacles, and goldfish.

Materials and techniques

Stoneware painted with slips: blue, yellow, pink and black. Press-moulded; drawing done at greenware (unfired) stage.

Dimensions

height:  15cm

Object number

P152

Category

  • Blue Goldfish Bowl (Self-portrait), Jill Crowley, 1976. Crafts Council Collection: P152. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Blue Goldfish Bowl (Self-portrait), Jill Crowley, 1976. Crafts Council Collection: P152. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Blue Goldfish Bowl (Self-portrait), Jill Crowley, 1976. Crafts Council Collection: P152. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Blue Goldfish Bowl (Self-portrait), Jill Crowley, 1976. Crafts Council Collection: P152. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Blue Goldfish Bowl (Self-portrait), Jill Crowley, 1976. Crafts Council Collection: P152. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Blue Goldfish Bowl (Self-portrait), Jill Crowley, 1976. Crafts Council Collection: P152. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

Maker's statement

It is related to some paintings I have done of a self portrait looking through a goldfish bowl.