Couple Boat (W1)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Couple Boat
A Dream Lasts Longer

Date

1972-73

Description

Carved wooden boat with a male figure wearing a green bowler hat sitting opposite a female figure wearing a lace veil.

Materials and techniques

Carved soft and hard woods, natural and painted, with rope, string, shells, feather, glass bead, lace, brass pin, tacks, net, fabric and ribbon. The figures are brought together and articulated by cod or hambro line. The paint used is mainly Plaka with plastic emulsion for the large areas, with a priming coat and a finishing coat of clear varnish.

Dimensions

length:  33cm
length:  32.5cm
Packed Length:  47cm
Packed Width:  33cm
Packed Height:  34cm

Object number

W1

Category

  • 'Couple Boat' or 'A Dream Lasts Longer', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1a. Photo: Relic Imaging Ltd.

  • 'Couple Boat' or 'A Dream Lasts Longer', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1a. Photo: Relic Imaging Ltd.

  • 'Couple Boat' or 'A Dream Lasts Longer', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1a. Photo: Relic Imaging Ltd.

  • 'Couple Boat' or 'A Dream Lasts Longer', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1a. Photo: Relic Imaging Ltd.

  • Box with 'Couple Boat' or 'A Dream Lasts Longer', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1a. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'Couple Boat' or 'A Dream Lasts Longer', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1a. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'Couple Boat' or 'A Dream Lasts Longer', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1a. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'Couple Boat' or 'A Dream Lasts Longer', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1a. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'Couple Boat' or 'A Dream Lasts Longer', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1a. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'Couple Boat' or 'A Dream Lasts Longer', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1a. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.