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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, the handle is of white earthenware with a green glaze, the blade of sandblasted galvanised steel and steel bolts; signed by the artist on bottom 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: 90 cm, Height: 27.5 cm, Width: 5 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, green glazed earthenware handle, sandblasted galvanised steel blade and 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; Steel; Glaze


Ceramics; Studio Pottery


Ceramics Collection

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