Ghord/Vase, Decorative Art

Josephine Waring
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Decorative ghord/vase, stoneware. Handbuilt and of coiled clay to give "Pancake Rock" effect. Paddled body with blue-green glaze. Coil boundaried coloured with brown. Wide body (210mm) follows shape of slightly compressed oval base. Body tapers to a narrow elongated neck, with taper beginning 1/3 of the way up the object. Neck that results ends as 30mm wide, and is slightly off centre in relation to the base. The base (underside) is exposed cream coloured clay. No marking on base.
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Purchased at "Canta Clay New Zealand Society of Potters National Exhibition 1996" held at the Canterbury Museum.
Dimensions (LxWxH): 210 x 123 x 350mm (8 1/4 x 4 13/16 x 13 3/4")
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Marks/Inscriptions: Josephine Waring PO Box 118 Waitati Otago ph 03 482 1316; Type of mark: Label; Notes: Fluro yellow
Marks/Inscriptions: J; Type of mark: Maker's Mark; Notes: Raised relief marking, appears on body below significant taper, near corner of taper and edge.


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