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Sculpture - Dark Rocking Piece

Dark Rocking Piece

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    1992 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Baldwin, Gordon (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Stoneware, handbuilt, incised and painted with pigment

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 142, The Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Gallery, case 20

Since the 1970s, Gordon Baldwin has explored the sculptural potential of vessel forms. These works frequently have metaphorical associations with landscape or music, and strongly evoke particular moods. This tall, brooding form suggests the possibility of rhythmical movement.

Physical description

Handbuilt stoneware sculptural vessel painted in matt blue and black with incised lines.

Place of Origin

England (made)


1992 (made)


Baldwin, Gordon (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Stoneware, handbuilt, incised and painted with pigment

Marks and inscriptions

'92 / GB'


Height: 72 cm, Depth: 53.5 cm

Descriptive line

'Dark Rocking Piece', handbuilt stoneware sculpture painted in matt blue and black with incised lines, by Gordon Baldwin, England, 1992

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

No.7 in the solo exhibition held at the CAA in March 1993.




Hand built; Painted; Incised


Ceramics; Stoneware; Studio Pottery; Sculpture


Ceramics Collection

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