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Sawdust Ceramic Handle

  • Object:

    Handle

  • Place of origin:

    Liverpool (Produced at the Granby Workshop
    142 Granby St
    Liverpool
    L8 2US, made)

  • Date:

    2015-2016 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Assemble (made)
    Granby Workshop (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware clay pressed in a wooden mould and then air dried, the handle was then laid in layers of sawdust (sometimes wrapped and with natural materials) topped with newspaper and kindling and burnt for 12 hours. Then the piece is cleaned, waxed and polished.

  • Museum number:

    CD.147-2016

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

This is one of a collection of objects in the V&As collection made by members of the Granby Workshop, a social enterprise created in Liverpool by the collective Assemble. In 2015, with the Granby Four Streets project, of which the Granby Workshop plays the most significant and highest profile constituent, Assemble won Britain’s most prestigious art award, the Turner Prize.

Physical description

Handle in silhouette shape with rounded top, with silver metal bolt and nut attached.

Place of Origin

Liverpool (Produced at the Granby Workshop
142 Granby St
Liverpool
L8 2US, made)

Date

2015-2016 (made)

Artist/maker

Assemble (made)
Granby Workshop (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware clay pressed in a wooden mould and then air dried, the handle was then laid in layers of sawdust (sometimes wrapped and with natural materials) topped with newspaper and kindling and burnt for 12 hours. Then the piece is cleaned, waxed and polished.

Dimensions

Height: 4.7 cm, Width: 3.5 cm

Object history note

Instructions and packaging information in RF.

Descriptive line

Granby Workshop; Ceramic Handle, 2015-2016

Materials

Earthenware; Sawdust; Metal

Techniques

Pressed; Dried; Fired; Polished

Categories

Furniture

Production Type

small batch

Collection

Design, Architecture and Digital Department

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