Cylinder Vessel in Caramel Brown (Tall)

Edmond Byrne
£1,200
A large, handblown collector's piece by glass maker Edmond Byrne.

This tall, black vessel is a piece to behold. The sheer scale of this cylinder speaks to the immense technical difficulty inherent in its production, and to Edmond's skills as a glassblower. A striking decorative piece, the cylinder is formed by blowing into a handmade mould to create a tactile surface. With a brick coloured glass hue, this tall glass cylinder is finished on the exterior with a delicate china clay (Kaolin) patina. This process results in a crackled, water-like patina reminiscent of ancient glass artefacts.
Material: Opaque glass
Care Instructions: Wipe with damp cloth.
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Process

Each mould is made from a range of materials, from fabric to slip-clay, and sodium silicate. The glass is handblown into the mould, which is then burned away to reveal the form of the vessel. Edmond finishes his pieces with a china clay patina to induce further texture.
Cylinder Vessel in Caramel Brown (Tall)
The Maker Edmond Byrne Glass Artist - South East England

Edmond Byrne is an Irish glass blower producing artworks and vessels from mould blown glass. Taking influence from the work of renowned glass artist Geoffrey Baxter, Edmond has re-interpreted Geoffrey’s undulating, vibrant forms through his own innovative approach, blowing glass into hand-made moulds covered with a clay patina. Edmond Byrne’s work has received numerous awards including the Dan Klein Memorial Award in 2011 as well as being exhibited amongst several international collections.