Tail of the Dog (P325)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Tail of the Dog

Made in

Wiltshire

Date

1983

Description

Green elongated form of fibreglass dipped in green porcelain slip with metal wire coming out at top and side, covered with drops of Egyptian paste and fused granite.

Materials and techniques

Fibreglass tissue dipped in chrome green porcelain slip and draped over a clay core. Nicrochrome wire attachments with oven-fired droplets of Egyptian paste, painted with copper and yellow underglaze. Fused granite and Egyptian paste additions. Once-fired to 1280 degrees Celsius.

Dimensions

length:  60cm
width:  21cm
height:  23cm
Packed Length:  41cm
Packed Width:  41cm
Packed Height:  41cm

Object number

P325

Category

  • Tail of the Dog, Gillian Lowndes, 1983, Crafts Council Collection: P325. Photo: Heini Schneebeli.

Maker's statement

See Ceramic Review article, September/October 1983. Part of a series of work based on a Kuba cloth from the Congo. Fragile.