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Spade-Shaped Form, by Hans Coper

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An image of Studio Ceramics. Spade-shaped Form. Coper, Hans (British, 1920-1981, Somerset, b. Germany). The pot has a cylindrical stem supporting a hollow spade form, with an indented horizontal line running round it about 2.2 cm from the top and overlapping to form two lines on one side. Stoneware, thrown, and coated with semi-matt manganese-black slip, height, whole, 16.2 cm, width, whole, 15.5 cm, diameter, foot, 5.4 cm, circa 1970-circa 1975.

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Studio Ceramics. Spade-shaped Form. Coper, Hans (British, 1920-1981, Somerset, b. Germany). The pot has a cylindrical stem supporting a hollow spade form, with an indented horizontal line running round it about 2.2 cm from the top and overlapping to form two lines on one side. Stoneware, thrown, and coated with semi-matt manganese-black slip, height, whole, 16.2 cm, width, whole, 15.5 cm, diameter, foot, 5.4 cm, circa 1970-circa 1975.

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  • Accession Number: C.7-2005
  • © Hans Coper. Crafts Study Centre, University for the Creative Arts. Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/20.0
  • Focal length: 100
  • Camera: Canon EOS 5D
  • Photographer name: Michael Jones
  • Image height: 1024 pixels
  • Image width: 687 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 280.41kB
  • Exposure time: 1/125
  • ISO Speed: 100
  • Fnumber: 20/1
  • Captured: 2007:08:22 14:44:27

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20th Century black British Fitz_AA Hans Coper hollow manganese spade stoneware studio ceramics thrown

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