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Coffee cup

Coffee cup

  • Place of origin:

    Stoke-on-Trent (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1983 (designed)
    1983 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hunt, Martin, born 1942 (designer)
    Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Jasperware with coloured slip, computer controlled cutting

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Queensberry Hunt

  • Museum number:

    C.51-1993

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 15, shelf 4

Physical description

Coffee cup of light grey jasperware, cylindrical and handleless, by computer controlled cutting of the fired ceramic with diamond abrasive wheels. Decorated with blue and red slip of geometrically intersecting lines cut through to body.

Place of Origin

Stoke-on-Trent (made)

Date

ca. 1983 (designed)
1983 (made)

Artist/maker

Hunt, Martin, born 1942 (designer)
Josiah Wedgwood and Sons (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Jasperware with coloured slip, computer controlled cutting

Marks and inscriptions

'Wedgwood (R) made in England X 5082'
Impressed

'Selected BM/MH/DQ 3.3.1983' [typed], 'No2 (5)' [written in ink]
On paper label

Dimensions

Height: 5.9 cm, Diameter: 5.7 cm

Object history note

One of four examples of technical trials, not put into production. First experimented with at the R.C.A. with a machine originally developed for cutting glass. Included in the exhibition, see C.48-1993.

Descriptive line

Coffee cup, Jasperware with coloured slip, computer controlled cutting, designed by Martin Hunt at Queensberry Hunt, made by Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd., England, 1983.

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

Walker, Susannah. Creativity and Industry. London : Fourth Estate and Wordsearch Ltd, 1992, pp. 64-65. ISBN 1857020111

Production Note

Designed by Martin Hunt at Queensberry Hunt.

Materials

Jasper ware; Slip

Techniques

Cut

Categories

Ceramics; Jasperware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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