Max Lamb - Crockery Vase, White
Crockery Vase, 2012
Fine bone china, biscuit exterior, glazed interior
Dishwasher and microwave safe
15 x 10 x 10 cm, 5 7/8 x 3 7/8 x 3 7/8 inches
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A collection of fine bone china tableware slip-cast from plaster models carved by hand, with glazed interior for functionality and raw exterior reflecting the modest surface texture of the plaster original. The process of slip-casting begins with the creation of a three-dimensional model of the design known as a ‘master’ by a professional model-maker, from which the production mould is cast. Crockery bypasses this process by placing the responsibility of both designer and model-maker in the hands of Max Lamb. Using the tools of a stone mason Lamb chips and carves a solid block of plaster to make a series of tableware, the design of each formed quite simply out of their own making.