Ceramic Sculpture: Making an Entrance - Finial III

Philip Jarvis
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One decorative finial, entitled "Making An Entrance Finial III". High fired earthenware, hand formed piece representational of/inspired by fence finial. Centrepiece sits on 105mm2 x 20mm mount, the bottom 2/3 of which being dipped in terracotta colour paint. Top of mount has green glaze, which is the same as the remainder of the piece. Finial has six pair of side protruding arms, which alternate from curving up to carving down as they move up the filial. Top three pair of protrusions have yellow glazed tips, and finial point is similarly coloured.
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Purchased at "Canta Clay New Zealand Society of Potters National Exhibition 1996" held at the Canterbury Museum.
Dimensions (LxWxH): 105 x 220 x 415mm (4 1/8 x 8 11/16 x 16 5/16")
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Marks/Inscriptions: Jarvis 96; Type of mark: Maker's Mark; Notes: In black
Marks/Inscriptions: Philip Jarvis 70 $130; Type of mark: Label; Notes: Adhered with cream masking tape




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