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Saw - Saw


  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Brighton (made)

  • Date:

    2009 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Slee, Richard, born 1946 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed earthenware, found steel blade

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Saw, white earthenware handle with a blue glaze, steel blade and galvanised steel bolts; signed on the bottom by the artist in black.

Place of Origin

Brighton (made)


2009 (made)


Slee, Richard, born 1946 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Glazed earthenware, found steel blade

Marks and inscriptions

In black on base of handle.


Length: 65 cm, Height: 27 cm, Depth: 4 cm

Object history note

One of a group of ten saws composed by the artist as an installation, 'Saws', for his exhibition 'Richard Slee: From Utility to Futility', V&A, June 2010 - April 2011.

Descriptive line

Saw, blue glazed earthenware handle, steel blade and galvanised steel bolts, Richard Slee, Brighton, 2009

Production Note

The ceramic handle made by the artist. The blade taken from a commercially available saw purchased by the artist.


Earthenware; Ceramic glaze; Steel


Ceramics; Studio Pottery


Ceramics Collection

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