Joness of Pill (W1)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Joness of Pill
Honeymoon Boat

Date

1972-73

Description

Carved wooden boat with a female digure in a white dress with blonde hair and a wedding veil, and a male figure rowing with two oars, painted in bright colours.

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

  • 'Joness of Pill' or 'Honeymoon Boat', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1c. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • 'Joness of Pill' or 'Honeymoon Boat', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1c. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • 'Joness of Pill' or 'Honeymoon Boat', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1c. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Box with 'Joness of Pill' or 'Honeymoon Boat', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1c. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'Joness of Pill' or 'Honeymoon Boat', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1c. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'Joness of Pill' or 'Honeymoon Boat', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1c. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'Joness of Pill' or 'Honeymoon Boat', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1c. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'Joness of Pill' or 'Honeymoon Boat', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1c. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

  • Box for 'Joness of Pill' or 'Honeymoon Boat', Sam Smith, 1972 - 1973, Crafts Council Collection: W1c. Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.