Crumpled Vase by Nicholas Arroyave-Portela

The artist has an interesting technique of throwing the vases and then manipulating them when they are still wet, ending up with an arresting crumpled effect.


White clay
50 x 16 to 23.5 cm
Acquired in:
Presented by:
Nicholas and Judith Goodison through The Art Fund

The vase uses St. Thomas clay, thrown, manipulated, and sprayed with red-brown 'terra sigilata' and blue-stained slips.


Adrian Sassoon; Nicholas and Judith Goodison.

Venue details

Fitzwilliam Museum Trumpington Street, CAMBRIDGE Cambridgeshire CB2 1RB 01223 332900

Entry details

Free to all

Tue – Sat, 10am – 5pm Sun & Bank Holidays 12noon – 5pm Closed Mon, 24 – 26, 31 Dec and 1 Jan