Bread Bin (P155)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Bread Bin

Made in

Prestwood

Date

1976

Description

Stoneware bread bin with two handles and a lid, with a tenmouku glaze on top of red earthenware slip.

Materials and techniques

Reduced stoneware with tenmoku glaze on top of red earthenware slip. Thrown. Fired to 1280 deg. C. Gas kiln.

Dimensions

height (body):  34cm
width (body):  36cm
depth (body):  36cm
height (lid):  5cm
width (lid):  30cm

Object number

P155

Category

  • Bread Bin, Michael Casson, 1976, Crafts Council Collection: P155. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography

Maker's statement

This type of bread crock represents the last of a long line of repetition utilitarian ware made first in earthenware (until 1959) then in stoneware (til 77/78).