Self Portrait Goldfish Bowl (P225)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Self Portrait Goldfish Bowl

Made in

London

Date

1978

Description

Earthenware bowl with a pink background, depicting a portrait of a figure with glasses and a number of goldfish.

Materials and techniques

Low-fired reduced earthenware (raku), painted with slips and glazed: pink, yellow, orange, green, red, white and black. Press-moulded.

Dimensions

height:  15.5cm
diameter:  26cm

Object number

P225

Category

  • Self Portrait Goldfish Bowl, Jill Crowley, 1978, Crafts Council Collection: P225. Photo: John Hammond

  • Self Portrait Goldfish Bowl, Jill Crowley, 1978, Crafts Council Collection: P225. Photo: John Hammond

Maker's statement

Self portrait inspired by a series of drawings and a painting of myself looking through a goldfish bowl; with the theme of fish looking out at people looking in.