Hanging Object No.4 (P453)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Hanging Object No.4

Made in

Bradfields

Date

1998

Description

Fork form wrapped in a white glazed scroll, with metal hairs attached to the bottom of the piece.

Materials and techniques

Porcelain slip-dipped, fibreglass matting, hand-built, glazed. Fork fired in a sand-filled sagger. Fired in an electric kiln. Assembled after firing, with hairs attached at this point.

Object number

P453

Category

  • Hanging Object No. 4, Gillian Lowndes, 1998, Crafts Council Collection: P453.

Maker's statement

I WAS ASKED BY CAA TO MAKE A GROUP OF SMALL PIECES FOR A SPECIAL FOCUS EXHIBITION IN MARCH 1998 (A VIEW OF CLAY). THEY ARE PART OF AN ONGOING INTEREST IN SMALL DOMESTIC UTENSILS, WHICH ARE INCORPORATED IN THE HORKS AND TRANSFORMED INTO SOMETHING ELSE.