Maia Vessel

Abigail Schama
Maia Vessel is a one-of-a-kind piece by London-based ceramicist Abigail Schama. Named after one of the seven Pleiades sisters from Greek mythology, Maia was known as the 'shy goddess', who lived alone in a cave near the peaks of Mount Kyllene. This beautiful vessel is suitable for displaying flowers or as a stand alone piece.
Material: Grey clay and porcelain
cm: Width 21cm, Depth 21cm, Height 25cm
inches: Width 8.3in, Depth 8.3in, Height 9.8in
Care Instructions: Wash by hand with mild soap or dust gently
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Crafted through a combination of throwing and coil-building, this vessel is decorated on the outside with a porcelain wash and a transparent satin glaze, which allow the grey clay to show through. The inside has been decorated with an opaque matt white glaze.
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.