Brick Filled Bag (P295)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Brick Filled Bag

Made in

Camberwell

Date

1981

Description

Brick with grey glaze contained inside a bag made of fibreglass tissue, dipped in chrome-coloured porcelain slip.

Materials and techniques

Bag: Fibreglass tissue dipped in chrome coloured porcelain slip and draped over stainless steel armature. Steel spines pressed through porcelain 'sheet' when wet.
Brick: oven-fired house brick surrounded by chrome green Egyptian paste. Fired to 1250 deg. C. Oxidised stoneware, ash glaze.

Dimensions

height:  13cm
length:  20.5cm
width:  20.5cm

Object number

P295

Category

  • Brick Filled Bag, Gillian Lowndes, 1981, Crafts Council Collection: P295.

Maker's statement

This piece is one of a group of work inspired by an aboriginal bark bag.