Ismene Vessel

Abigail Schama
£245
Ismene 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.

Ismene Vessel by Abigail Schama. Inspired by the Greek mythological princess, Ismene, who was the daughter of Queen Jocasta and sister of Antigone. This vessel reflects her gentle disposition; her youthful innocence is depicted in its delicate pale surface and pureness of form.
Material: Porcelain.
Dimensions: Height: 12cm, Length: 16cm, Width: 16cm.
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 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.