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Marer Ceramics

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Douglas Humble, American
Sculpture, 1971
Earthenware
26 1/2 in. x 9 1/2 in. x 9 1/2 in. (67.31 cm x 24.13 cm x 24.13 cm)


Object Type: Ceramic
Technique: Hand-built
Creation Place: North America, America
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Marer
Accession Number: L97.1.30


Commentary
The artist, Douglas Humble, commented on his work: [the piece] iis made of clay used to make sewer tile with vermiculite - the light spots in the clay that take up space because the piece is solid and the air space the vermiculite took helped to fire intact. The piece is unglazed. The clay took on that sheen when fired higher than for which it was calculated. Assembled from three cylinders.

Marks
Unsigned; no marks.

Medium
Clay used to make sewer tile with vermiculite; hand-formed; glazed brown.

Object Description
Brown-colored, female figure, very rough and abstracted, with no facial features.

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