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  • Lotus pods pottery : general view

    Arts · Iskandar Jalil, 1940-
    This photograph shows a cluster of pieces of pottery resembling lotus pods. These were inspired by the shape of lotus pods found in lotus ponds of Southeast Asia and Iskandar Jalil's observations at a ceramics factory in Surabaya. Iskandar Jalil usually recorded his extensive travel experiences in visual diaries and...
  • Pottery work "Spherical teapot & twig" : close-up

    Arts · Iskandar Jalil, 1940-
    This is a photograph of a tea pot made by Iskandar Jalil. It has the distinctive kendi-inspired spout and bears the trademark ‘Iskandar Blue’. The colour was inspired by Iskandar’s trip to Scandinavia where the visual and sensory resonance of the open sky is conveyed through a single colour. The...
  • Ceramic containers : close-up

    Arts · Heritage and Culture · Pang, Gerald
    Shown in this photograph are some ceramic containers, probably used for lighting oil lamps, for sale, displayed outside a shop in Little India. Title devised by Library staff.