Reclining Pomander by Rebecca De Quin

The rich blue/green patina was achieved by burying the object for many hours under a mix of chemicals and sawdust, causing the surface to oxidise.


Details

Medium:
Gilding metal, pierced and patinated
Art Fund grant:
£201 ( Total: £806)
Acquired in:
1994
Vendor:
Crafts Council Shop

The inside of the pomander is papered with opulent gold leaf.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

Shipley Art Gallery Prince Consort Road, GATESHEAD Tyne and Wear NE8 4JB 0191 477 1495 www.shipleyartgallery.org.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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