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Title The glass of fashion (Opus 6)
Collection Crafts Study Centre
Potter Audrey Blackman
Description Rolled pottery figurine, porcelain with a transparent glaze.
Id Number Current Accession P.77.10
Inscription A. Blackman, 1975, Op.6 and title, incised on underside
Location Creation Site Oxford, Oxfordshire, UK
Subject ceramics, figurine
Measurements 15 x 18 centimetres
Material porcelain
Glaze transparent
History Porcelain built using David Leach's porcelain body from Podmore's recipe.
Notes Comment:
" 'The Glass of Fashion' represents Stage 4 in the development of my rolled pottery figures. These white figures lend themselves to impressed, incised and combed decoration."
Audrey Blackman

Slides in Crafts Advisory Committee's Craftsman's Index, 12 Waterloo Place, London, SW1
Relation Exhibition This work has been shown at: City of Stoke-upon-Trent Museum Cecil Higgins Museum, Bedford Museum of Oxford Paisley Museum and Art Galleries International Museum of Ceramics at Bechyne, Southern Bohemia, Czechoslovakia Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
Rights Owner Managed by the Crafts Study Centre.
Style Period Period 1970s
Technique rolling and modelling
Process Biscuit fired 960 degrees C.. Glos 1280 degrees C. soaked for one hour and reduced temperature slowly for further hour. Oxidised



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