Triangular Dish (P471)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Triangular Dish

Made in

London

Date

2000

Description

Triangular stoneware dish with an incised 'swirl' decoration on the inside and a brown/red bisque and glaze.

Materials and techniques

Thrown and constructed red unglazed stoneware, fired to high temperature for red or iron rich clays of 1270/80C, with a grey interior glaze. Constructed at the greenware stage from thrown elements. The jar was made from eight components. Fired twice with a bisque and glaze firing. Oxidised to 1270/80C.

Dimensions

height:  5.5cm
width:  37.5cm

Object number

P471

Category

  • Triangular Dish, Julian Stair, 2000, Crafts Council Collection: P471. Photo: Nick Turner.

  • Square Funerary Jar, Triangular Dish and Oval Teapot, Julian Stair, 2000, Crafts Council Collection: P469, P471 and P470.

Maker's statement

Rationale behind this making approach is a desire to keep the fluidity and texture of thrown surfaces but to develop a range of forms that extend beyond the usual circular cross section of the thrown pot.

Julian Stair, April 2000