Eartab - Ear Ornament Based On Plastic Seal Of Bread Bags. (J258)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Eartab - Ear Ornament Based On Plastic Seal Of Bread Bags.

Made in

London

Date

1998

Description

Square tab of gold-plated silver with a central circular opening.

Materials and techniques

Pierced and hand punched silver; gold plated.

Dimensions

height:  0.09cm
length:  2cm
width:  2cm

Object number

J258

Category

Maker's statement

Piece relates to status and conformity, tries to encompass a complex metaphor in its simplest terms, uses recognisable, domestic form; became the basic model for the free gift available at the No Picnic exhibition.