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Model for a lampbase

Model for a lampbase

  • Place of origin:

    St. Ives (Cornwall) (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1965-1970 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Illsley, Leslie, born 1936 (designer)
    Troika pottery (manufacturer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Powdered clay, carved and moulded with relief decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Colin Richards and Teresa Bretherton

  • Museum number:

    C.10-1995

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 139, The Curtain Foundation Gallery, case 41, shelf 7

Physical description

Model for a lampbase, of powdered clay. Rectangular body with narrow rounded neck; hollow base. Carved and moulded with relief decoration on two faces: geometric patterns (circles, triangles, arches).

Place of Origin

St. Ives (Cornwall) (made)

Date

ca. 1965-1970 (made)

Artist/maker

Illsley, Leslie, born 1936 (designer)
Troika pottery (manufacturer)

Materials and Techniques

Powdered clay, carved and moulded with relief decoration

Dimensions

Height: 22.7 cm, Width: 12.8 cm

Object history note

Black models were subsequently decorated with coloured glazes.

Descriptive line

Model for a lampbase, powdered clay, carved and moulded with relief decoration, designed by Leslie Illsley, made by Troika pottery, St. Ives, Cornwall, England, ca. 1965-1970

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

Cashmore, Carol. Troika pottery: St. Ives. Brentwood : the author, 1994.
Troika, Catalogue of an exhibition at New Century, Kensington Church Street, London, 17-21 May 1994.

Materials

Clay

Techniques

Carved; Moulded; Relief

Subjects depicted

Geometric patterns

Categories

Ceramics

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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