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Curvilinear Jugs

Photo: A. A. Barnes, Courtesy of The Goldsmiths' Company

Produced between 2000-2004.

A related series of vessels with a flowing curvilinear formation based on the pouring action of liquid. The sharply modelled lines are created as a result of the overlap technique which is used to build up the body, section by section.

The overlap process involved is similar to clinker boat building practice - but in this application is reversed - the development progressing internally rather than on the external surface.

The surface detailing and textural quality of the finished designs evolve in a natural manner, directly from the process of construction.

Design in Fine Metal, p31. Creation DVD.

, 2002

Height: 450/120mm. Capacity: 250/275ml.

Weight: 325g each.