Wax Talc Bottle and Stopper (HC390)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Wax Talc Bottle and Stopper

Date

2009

Materials and techniques

Wax
Talcum powder

Dimensions

height:  22.6cm
diameter:  13.0cm
height (lid):  9.5cm
diameter (lid):  2.8cm

Object number

HC390

Category

Maker's statement

It is a bottle made specifically to contain talcum powder and it is in the form of a 'reborn' Cut Crystal Decanter. It is from my Object Translations Series and explores how a parody of the original is created when an object's material truths and untruths are interfered with.