"Pyramids of Makkum"
Alexander van Slobbe
Studio Makkink & Bey
|Projecttype:||art & design|
|Product:||the traditional replica and the four inspirations in a series of 7, average size is 400x400x1500 mm (height)
Delftware: the product was formed from local clay and fired. A tin glaze, created in-house, was applied to the fired pots. The painted decoration was applied on top of the raw glaze and then the product was carefully fired a second time.
The assignment resulted from the desire not to limit the acquired expertise in restoration, but to deploy and exhibit it more broadly. The result is a very impressive display of five amazing pieces: the traditional replica and the four inspirations all made using the original faience technique. The Zuiderzee Museum in Enkhuizen bought the first series in advance, thereby contributing to the realisation of the project.
The series is made in a limited edition of seven pieces and is already regarded as part of 'tomorrow’s heritage'.