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Bowl - Swaddled Mauve

Swaddled Mauve

  • Object:

    Bowl

  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1992 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Trim, Judy, born 1943 - died 2001 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    'T' material, coiled, painted and lustred

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Theo Hessing

  • Museum number:

    C.15-2005

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 43, shelf 8

Judy Trims' vessels were constructed in a slow and controlled fashion, building from coils of clay into shapes that appeared to float or be air-borne. The fact that the work, delicate and fragile and balanced on a narrow foot, would have to be cosetted in order to avoid damage, appealed to her. The soft but lively palette of colours and vivid lustres present on this bowl are also signature aspects of her later work.

Physical description

Large open bowl on narrow foot, painted and lustred with geometrical designs on a mauve ground. 'T' material, coiled, painted and lustred.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1992 (made)

Artist/maker

Trim, Judy, born 1943 - died 2001 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

'T' material, coiled, painted and lustred

Marks and inscriptions

'JT' within a circle
incised

'92'
incised

Dimensions

Height: 15.5 cm, Width: 64.3 cm

Descriptive line

'Swaddled Mauve', large open clay bowl on narrow foot with geometrical designs, by Judy Trim, London, 1992

Materials

Clay

Techniques

Painted; Lustre

Categories

Studio Pottery; Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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