Swan Bowl, No.1 by Malcolm Appleby

Malcolm Appleby has been working in Scotland since 1968 and is widely recognized as one of the United Kingdom's most brilliant and creative silversmiths.


Details

Medium:
Silver
Dimensions:
Diameter: 30 cm
Art Fund grant:
£1,000 ( Total: £4,255)
Acquired in:
2006
Vendor:
Malcolm Appleby

This bowl is the first in a series of four on the swan theme, in honour of his wife Philippa Swann. It is a fine example of his virtuosity in composition, embossing and engraving.

Provenance

The artist.

Venue details

Ashmolean Museum Beaumont Street, OXFORD Oxfordshire OX1 2PH 01865 278000 www.ashmolean.org

Entry details

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