Crockery - Mug
by Max Lamb
A simple mug, part of a beautiful new collection of fine bone china tableware by our friend Max Lamb. Slip-cast from plaster models carved by hand, this Makers and Brothers favourite has a glazed interior for greater functionality and a raw exterior reflecting the modest surface texture of the plaster original.
The traditional process of slip-casting begins with the creation of a three-dimensional model of the design by a professional model-maker, from which a production mould is then cast. To create Crockery, Max Lamb eschews this process by acting as both designer and model-maker. Using the tools of a stonemason, he chips and carves a solid block of plaster to make a jug, bowl or mug, the design of each formed quite simply out of their own making.
Crockery is a growing collection commissioned by 1882 Ltd, a family business based in Staffordshire and now run by the daughter Emily.
12 x 8cm