Vase: Atrophaneura by Ndidi Ekubia

The piece is named after the butterfly 'Atrophaneura Alcinous' found in China, Japan and Taiwan.


Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
20 x 54 x 33 cm
Art Fund grant:
£4,000 ( Total: £4,950)
Acquired in:
2002
Vendor:
Crafts Council Shop

The inspiration for the vase came from observing the shapes and patterns on butterfly wings. This unique design adapts to become a flower container, her aim being 'to reverse the natural perception of a butterfly seeking flower; to flower attracted to the butterfly'.

Provenance

Crafts Council.

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

Tue – Fri, 10am – 4pm
Sat, 10am – 5pm

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