Bowl (P153)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Bowl

Made in

Farnham

Date

1977

Description

Stoneware bowl with oatmeal glaze and brush decoration on the outside.

Materials and techniques

Reduced stoneware with thin oatmeal glaze and brush decoration. Thrown. Biscuit fired to 980 deg. C; glaze fired to 1300 deg. C.

Dimensions

height:  15cm
diameter:  31cm

Object number

P153

Category

  • Bowl, Henry Hammond, 1977. Crafts Council Collection: P153. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Bowl, Henry Hammond, 1977. Crafts Council Collection: P153. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Bowl, Henry Hammond, 1977. Crafts Council Collection: P153. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Bowl, Henry Hammond, 1977. Crafts Council Collection: P153. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Bowl, Henry Hammond, 1977. Crafts Council Collection: P153. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

Maker's statement

For me the bowl has always held a central place in potting - it is for me a symbol of the eternal; its inner emptiness contains all things and yet nothing. A good bowl should give the impression of continual growth.