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Slab Built Stoneware Jug by Alison Britton

Slab Built Stoneware Jug by Alison Britton OBE
Accession Code: wu0723c
Title: Slab Built Stoneware Jug
Date completed: 1979
Medium: Ceramic
Location Name: Westwood Teaching Centre

 

Alison Britton’s ceramic works are hand-built using slabs of clay, rather than thrown on the wheel; she takes domestic, functional vessels as a starting point but transforms them into expressive, sculptural objects with painterly surface decoration, as represented in this work in the Warwick collection.

Purchased for the University of Warwick Art Collection by the Friends of the Mead Gallery.