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2022/65/2 Ceramic group, 'Two Vessels', hand-built terracotta / oxides / porcelain slip, Helen Fuller, Adelaide, South Australia, 2022. Click to enlarge.

'Two Vessels' by Hellen Fuller

Made
A pair of hand-built (coiled) terracotta vessels of irregular rounded forms, displayed as if in conversation.The larger vessel of hybrid jug-form applied with short branch and hollow spout-like protrusions in places, with a generous pouring lip. Body stained with black oxide and painted with white/brown/pale yellow/apple green concentric patterns below a broad neck in black. White interior. The smaller piece is in the form of an oversized brown/black standing gumnut with two holes on one side, …

Summary

Object No.

2022/65/2

Object Statement

Ceramic group, 'Two Vessels', hand-built terracotta / oxides / porcelain slip, Helen Fuller, Adelaide, South Australia, 2022

Physical Description

A pair of hand-built (coiled) terracotta vessels of irregular rounded forms, displayed as if in conversation.The larger vessel of hybrid jug-form applied with short branch and hollow spout-like protrusions in places, with a generous pouring lip. Body stained with black oxide and painted with white/brown/pale yellow/apple green concentric patterns below a broad neck in black. White interior. The smaller piece is in the form of an oversized brown/black standing gumnut with two holes on one side, its white ‘neck’ extending into a T-shaped black tubular protrusion.

Dimensions

Height

265 mm

Width

255 mm

History

Notes

Made for and acquired from 'Off Road' exhibition, Samstag, Adelaide, 2022

Source

Credit Line

Purchased with funds from the Barry Willoughby Bequest and Powerhouse Foundation, 2022

Acquisition Date

30 August 2022

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Two Vessels' by Hellen Fuller 2023, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 9 February 2023, <https://ma.as/696139>

Wikipedia

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