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Temple No.9

Pot
1977 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place of origin

The pot consists of slab built white earthenware in the form of a symetrical, stylized classical- style temple of square section with a roof of trianglar section with vertical rectangular slit openings (windows) and central entrance flanked by columns


Object details
Categories
Object type
Materials and techniques
Unglazed earthenware and slab method
Brief description
A pot made by William Wyman, 1977 United States of America
Physical description
The pot consists of slab built white earthenware in the form of a symetrical, stylized classical- style temple of square section with a roof of trianglar section with vertical rectangular slit openings (windows) and central entrance flanked by columns
Dimensions
  • Height: 35.8cm
  • Width: 42.5cm
  • Depth: 24cm
Marks and inscriptions
'WYMAN 77' (Incised signature and date to lower left corner of left side)
Gallery label
'15. Sculpture: 'Temple No.9' 1977 White earthenware and the potter's basic technique of slab building are used to imitate a white marble structure and to create what is unreservedly a sculpture. In his own words,Wymman was 'always concerned with making expression transcend technique'. USA Designed and madde by William Wyman (1922-80) Unglazed earthenware Given by Marylin Poppas, via The British American Art Assocation Museum no. C.64-1986'
Credit line
Given by the American Art Association
Collection
Accession number
C.64-1986

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Record createdFebruary 13, 2008
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