Black And Silver African Strap Vase (G69)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Black And Silver African Strap Vase

Made in

London

Date

1992

Description

Dark purple glass vessel with herring bone line patterns etched into work around the entire vessel. Three centemeter metal band around the rim of the vessel is etched with dots.

Materials and techniques

Hand blown vessel, sandblasted, etched, ground and polished. Drilled "spots". Metal area electroformed with copper prior to oxidising black and silvering, waxed.

Dimensions

diameter:  10.9cm
height:  20.5cm

Object number

G69

Category

  • Black And Silver African Strap Vase, Anna Dickinson, 1992, Crafts Council Collection: G69. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Black And Silver African Strap Vase, Anna Dickinson, 1992, Crafts Council Collection: G69. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • Black And Silver African Strap Vase, Anna Dickinson, 1992, Crafts Council Collection: G69. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

Neil Wilkin blew vase at his studio in Rode, Somerset.
Exhibited and purchased from The Glass Show, CC Gallery.4: This piece forms part of a series of
work I have been doing which has strong influences from West
African sculpt