The piece is named after the butterfly 'Atrophaneura Alcinous' found in China, Japan and Taiwan.
Vase: Atrophaneura by Ndidi Ekubia, 2002
© Ndidi Ekubia
- 20 x 54 x 33 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £4,000 ( Total: £4,950)
- Acquired in:
- 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'.