Ancient glass vessel, Asuan, Egypt
- Ceramic wall art
- Ceramic paperclay
- 48 x 30 x 2 cms
- Ref: 6004
This piece is designed to hang on a wall.
This work is inspired by Ancient Egyptian glass vessels on display in the Gordiola Glassworks Museum , Algaida, Mallorca. The actual vessels are between 8 - 15cms high and the swirling zig zag patterns and colours, despite their incredible age, are beautiful. They were probably used for precious oils and perfumes. A member of the Gordiola family, Daniel Adelquer Gordiola, travelled to Egypt during 1947 & 48 and brought these items back to start a museum of glass