Long oval serving dish (P386)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Long oval serving dish

Made in

Doncaster

Date

1987

Description

Stoneware serving dish with two modelled handles and coloured slips with an embossed leaf decoration on the base.

Materials and techniques

Salt-glazed stoneware ceramic. Embossed leaf decoration on slabbed base, with thrown and altered ring added. Modelled handles (two) and coloured slips and engobes, giving blue and other colours. Textured wallpaper used for slabbed base to achieve embossed surface.

Dimensions

height:  9cm
length:  24cm
width:  48cm

Object number

P386

Category

References

Peter Dormer - Exhibition book ''Jane Hamlyn - Saltglaze, for use and ornament". (1988)
  • Long Oval Serving Dish, Jane Hamlyn, 1987. Crafts Council Collection: P386. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Long Oval Serving Dish, Jane Hamlyn, 1987. Crafts Council Collection: P386. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Long Oval Serving Dish, Jane Hamlyn, 1987. Crafts Council Collection: P386. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Long Oval Serving Dish, Jane Hamlyn, 1987. Crafts Council Collection: P386. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Long Oval Serving Dish, Jane Hamlyn, 1987. Crafts Council Collection: P386. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Long Oval Serving Dish, Jane Hamlyn, 1987. Crafts Council Collection: P386. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

Maker's statement

Made since receiving Crafts Council Bursary (Ruskin Award) in 1986. New work incorporating both slabbed and thrown techniques. This piece represents an attempt (hopefully successfully) to make parts which are complete and authoritative, even when not in use, i.e. empty.