Progressive Series No. 7 - Harlequin Form
London Borough of Hackney
Vessel made from a lead crystal glass base with gilded metal filings mixed with glass in diamond shapes, interspersed with ceramic enamel blue and purple stained diamonds.
Materials and techniques
Lead crystal base with gilding metal filings mixed with glass in diamond-shaped areas. Ceramic enamel blue mixed with the glass in between, with purple ceramic body stain mixed with the glass in other areas.
The finely crushed glass is made into a paste with water - layered into a wet mould with a brush and spatula, dried and fired to a fusion in a kiln.