Calm Contortion Wine Cooler by Ndidi Ekubia

The Ashmolean was one of five museums to win a share of £75,000 to buy their selected object thanks to Art Fund Collect, an initiative aimed at championing contemporary craft and increasing its presence in UK collections.

Details

Medium:
Silver
Art Fund grant:
£28,500 ( Total: £28,500)
Acquired in:
2010
Vendor:
Adrian Sassoon

This large-scale, tactile vessel is made from hammer-raised Britannia silver. Manchester-born Ekubia is recognised as an outstanding young talent, following in the footsteps of renowned silversmith Hiroshi Suzuki.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

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