Cassandra Vessel

Abigail Schama
£255
Cassandra Vessel is a one-of-a-kind piece by ceramicist Abigail Schama. This item can be used for decorative purposes, as well as displaying floral arrangements.

Cassandra Vessel by Abigail Schama. Inspired by the Trojan princess, Cassandra, who was cursed with the gift of foresight that no one believed. Light, luminous and transparent in places, the vessel's form references Cassandra's inherent nature. The resulting piece is a dynamic contemporary vessel which pays homage to classical ceramic shapes.
Material: Porcelain.
Dimensions: Height: 16cm, Length: 19cm, Width: 19cm.
Care Instructions: Vessel, fully functional. Food safe and watertight. Hand wash with mild soap.
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Process

The piece is thrown on the wheel, before it is moulded into the desired shape. Crafted from vitrified porcelain, the throwing lines are left visible as a testament to the making process.
The Maker Abigail Schama Ceramicist - London

London-based ceramicist Abigail Schama studied Fine Art at Camberwell and Bristol, before taking an MA in Art Theory at Chelsea. Abigail pursued ceramics following a career in painting, drawn to the tactile and functional nature of the craft, and learnt the trade under the tutelage of Loewe Craft Prize nominee Akiko Hirai. Her recent work for The New Craftsmen is inspired by Greek mythology, paying homage to tradition while adhering to a more contemporary aesthetic.