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The painters Harm Kamerlingh Onnes and Etie van Rees began modelling in clay as a form of relaxation. To their dismay, the imaginative results were sometimes more popular than their paintings.


Specifications

Title sculpture
Material and technique Glazed earthenware, rope
Object type Sculpture
Location This object is in storage
Dimensions (general) Diameter : 7,9 cm
Height : 14,5 cm
Makers Artist: Harm Kamerlingh Onnes
Accession number A 7368 (KN&V)
Credits Uit de nalatenschap van / from the estate of: Bernardine R.M. de Neeve 1996
Department Applied Arts & Design
Acquisition date -06-1996
Age maker About 61 years old
Exhibitions Hand Made - Long Live Craft (2013)
Material Earthenware > Ceramics > Inorganic material > Material > Material and technique
Rope > Cord > Worked fibres > Fibre > Vegetable material > Organic material > Material > Material and technique
Glaze > Geglazuurd > Artist's material > Material > Material and technique
Glaze > Geglazuurd > Artist's material > Material > Material and technique
Object Sculpture > Three-dimensional object > Art object
Geographical origin The Netherlands > Western Europe > Europe

All about the maker

Harm Kamerlingh Onnes

Zoeterwoude 1893 - Leiden 1985