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Functional pottery : form and aesthetic in pots of purpose

Author: Robin Hopper
Publisher: Radnor, Pa. : Chilton Book Co., ©1986.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hopper, Robin.
Functional pottery.
Radnor, Pa. : Chilton Book Co., ©1986
(OCoLC)581476918
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robin Hopper
ISBN: 0801974518 9780801974519
OCLC Number: 13003841
Description: xiii, 257 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Preface --
Part one: Made to be used (1. Origins ; 2. Function, methods, shapesw and details [Pots of purpose ; Making methods ; The development of shape ; Details ; Pattern forms in imitation of other materials: an historical collection] ; 3. Ethnic variations and historical eclecticism [The ritual of the kitchen and the table ; Historical eclecticism ; Footed forms: an historical collection]) Part two: Form, proportions, relationships: the measure of all things (4. Geometry and universal symbols [Symbolism in geometric forms ; Interrelationships of geometric forms] ; 5. Forms and forces, Nature and growth [Pouring forms: an historical collection] ; 6. Perspective and ratio ; 7. Pots and anatomy [Mouths lips and noses ; Fingers, hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders ; Ears ; Lidded forms: an historical collection] ; 8. Roots, growth, rhythm and balance [Roots ; Growth ; Rhythm ; Balance ; Handled forms: an historical collection]) Part three: Mechanics, analysis, practice, considerations (9. Attention to details [Base terminations: bottoms and feet ; Top terminations: rims, mouths and lips ; Lids and covers ; Spouts ; Knobs and finials ; Handles ; Lugs ; Weights and measures] ; 10. Pots for eating from [Bowls ; Plates] ; 11. Drinking vessels [Beakers, tumblers and handleless cups ; Mugs ; Cups and saucers ; Teabowls ; Goblets and chalices] ; 12. Pots for storage [Kitchen canisters ; Tea caddies and tobacco jars ; Biscuit or cookie jars ; Jam and honey pots ; Breadcrocks ; Rum pots ; Pickling jars ; Butter or margarine dishes ; Cheese bells ; Containesr for liquids] ; 13. Pots for pouring [Pitchers ; Decanters ; Teapots ; Coffee pots ; Sauce boats] ; 14. Pots for cooking [Closed cooking pots ; Open cooking pots ; Pots for microwave cooking ; Pots for serving in ; Vegetable dishes ; Tureens] ; 15. Pots for rituals [Pots for flowers ; Pots for the ashes of the dead] ; 16. Considerations [Form ; Foot or base ; Rim ; Lid ; Spout or pouring lip ; Handles, knobs and lugs] ; 17. Technical requirements [Caveat emptor ; Simplified technology for the studio potter]) Part four: Portfolio: ways of working (John Leach ; Gwyn Hanssen Pigott ; Bruce Cochrane ; Tom Turner ; Stanley Mace Andersen ; Walter Keeler ; Deniss Goyer and Alain Bonneau ; Eilene Sky)
Responsibility: Robin Hopper.

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