Jug form 'Road' (P473)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Jug form 'Road'

Made in

London

Date

2000

Description

Porcelain and T-material jug, with textured surface achieved by a layer of oxide-loaded slip and two layers of glaze.

Materials and techniques

Assembled from a thrown sleeve of clay, flattened and cut: pulled handle and modelled spout. Body is porcelain with an addition of T material. The surface is a layer of oxide loaded slip with two layers of glaze. Fired to 1260 deg. C in electric kiln

Dimensions

height:  23.5cm
length:  24cm
width:  7cm

Object number

P473

Category

  • Road jug form, Emmanuel Cooper, 2000, Crafts Council Collection: P473. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography

  • Road bowl and Jug , Emmanuel Cooper, 2000, Crafts Council Collection: P472 and P473. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography

Maker's statement

The jug is a form that relates directly to the domestic envirnment and to the 'concept' of use and functionality. It can be 'used' but is intended to be looked at rather than be functional in any conventional sense.