Cup and Saucer

Rick Rudd, Artist

This is one of the ceramic artworks in our collection. It was made in 1992. The place where it was made is unknown.
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About the Work
We are so lucky to have Rick Rudd and the Quartz Museum of Ceramics here in Whanganui. I am fortunate to have several pieces of his work. It is primarily a celebration of line – of the uninterrupted curve. It is absolutely, deliciously satisfying from every angle – absolute perfection. Ballet Dancers put themselves through endless muscular disciplines to develop the skills to achieve the same faultless contour.

April Pearson, a founding member of the Whanganui Potters Society for the July 2020 instalment of the My Choice exhibition series.
Measurements
320 x 330mm
Media
pinched and coiled SC80 clay raku fired, clear glaze
Description
Dark coloured ceramic of a cup with lighter coloured accent, sitting on a saucer that tapers down to a conical shape at its base.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Gift of the artist, 1996
Collection Type
Permanent collection
Acquisition Date
16 Apr 1996

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Accession Number:
1996/9/1