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Bowl; Len Castle; Circa 1980's; 2006/92

Bowl, Mr  Castle, Len, Circa 1970's, 2006/92
Name/Title
Bowl
About this object
Ceramic Stoneware bowl with blue green colour glaze interior and a birds head on the top outer edge. Part of the Avian series.
Maker Role
Artist
Date Made
Circa 1980's
Medium and Materials
Ceramic Stoneware. Hand modelled by a beating process in a supporting plaster of paris mould textured rim developers from the beating process outer surface and rim pigmented with burnt umber. Inside of bowl, an under glaze covered with a blue green semi-mat over glaze.
PROCESS: Stoneware firing to 1300 degrees celcius. Fired in an LPG Kiln.

Place Made
New Zealand
Subject and Association Description
Len Castle has been a full time potter since 1963 and helped to establish the New Zealand Potters association. The time he spent in Korea , Japan and China has been a great influence on him as has his love of the forms, texture, colour and patterns of nature.
Collection
Collection of Te Manawa Museums Trust
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. Stanley Frederick Jenkins, 2006
Object Type
Bowl
Object number
2006/92

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ceramic
glaze
Len Castle
New Zealand Potters association.
Stoneware


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