Untitled Sculpture (P393)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Untitled Sculpture

Made in

Dyfed

Date

1990

Description

Clay representation of a human head with small ears, inside a boat with copper wheels, coloured in blues, pinks and greens.

Materials and techniques

Handbuilt clay with lithium based glazes, fired three times to build up an impasto. Wheels made by soldering copper sheet together.

Object number

P393

Category

  • Untitled Sculpture, Peter Bodenham, 1990, Crafts Council Collection: P393. Photo: Ian Dobbie.

Maker's statement

The head and boat is a recurring image to which I return frequently. The boat is a symbol - a conscious and subconscious vehicle central in my physical world and in my dreamscape.