Kangaroo & Emu lost in Chintz by Robin Best

Norwich was one of eight museums to win a share of £75,000 to buy their selected object thanks to Art Fund Collect, an initiative in collaboration with the Crafts Council, aimed at championing contemporary craft and increasing its presence in UK collections.

Details

Medium:
Porcelain
Art Fund grant:
£8,500 ( Total: £8,500)
Acquired in:
2011
Vendor:
Adrian Sassoon

This pair of vases by Australian ceramicist Robin Best is inspired by traditional, Oriental ceramic work as well as modern Western design, and the painting technique was developed at the renowned Meissen porcelain centre in Germany.

Venue details

Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery Castle Hill, NORWICH Norfolk NR1 3JU 01603 493625 www.museums.norfolk.gov.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £7.95)

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