Giveaway (G68)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Giveaway

Made in

Hereford

Date

1993

Description

Coloured glass forms of a black and white bird perched on an orange platform, with seven black arrows as a support.

Materials and techniques

Kiln cast soda glass into refractory moulds, found Alpine stone, fire parted. Metal tipped arrows, lacquered wood shafts, fletched with dyed turkey feathers, bound with dyed cotton twine.

Dimensions

height:  73cm
length:  24.5cm
width:  24.5cm

Object number

G68

Category

On view

Short term loan for display in Great & Small: Animals in Craft at Broadway Gallery, Letchworth Garden City, 28/07/2018 - 14/10/2018.
  • Giveaway, Keith Brocklehurst, 1993, Crafts Council Collection: G68.

Maker's statement

One of a number of recent works in which facets of native
American thinking and ceremony are reflected.