More Tea Vicar? (P441)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Stephen Dixon

Title

More Tea Vicar?

Made in

Manchester

Date

1993

Description

Teapot with lid depicting woman drinking tea and sitting on a baboon.

Materials and techniques

Slab built vessel form, decorated with slips and sprigged images (casts from found objects ) prior to assembly of slabs. Hand built handles and spout, textured from plaster moulds. Loosely modelled figures to lid. Monoprinted images applied afterwards.

Object number

P441

Category

On view

Long term loan: National Museum of Wales
  • More Tea Vicar?, Stephen Dixon, 1993, Crafts Council Collection: P441. Photo: Ed Barber.

Maker's statement

One of a series of new vessel forms which mark a significant change of direction in my work - softer, spontaneous forms, looser and sparer decoration and narrative.