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Pot - Double-curved Slab
  • Double-curved Slab
    Burr, Graham, born 1929 - died 2003
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Double-curved Slab

  • Object:

    Pot

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1965 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Burr, Graham, born 1929 - died 2003 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, slab built, ash glaze

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Joan Burr

  • Museum number:

    C.6-2005

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 142, The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Gallery, case 15, shelf 2

In common with other progressive artists of his generation, Graham Burr chose to work with hand building techniques rather than making thrown pottery. In this work, the construction from flat slabs of clay is evident, giving the work a highly geometrical and almost architectural quality.

Physical description

Slab-built stoneware pot of shallow depth, formed into a double curve, with horizontal ribs and incised lines above the centre. Ash glazed.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1965 (made)

Artist/maker

Burr, Graham, born 1929 - died 2003 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, slab built, ash glaze

Marks and inscriptions

'GB'
Artist's monogram, painted on base

Dimensions

Height: 31.8 cm, Width: 31.2 cm

Descriptive line

Stoneware double-curved slab pot, by Graham Burr, London, 1965

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Casson, Michael Pottery in Britain Today, London : Tiranti, 1967. Plate 16.
ISBN 0854580204

Categories

Stoneware; Studio Pottery

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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