Palm house

Katie Spragg
Palm House by ceramicist Katie Spragg is a mixed media composition drawing influence from the Palm House at Kew Gardens.

Palm House by ceramicist Katie Spragg is inspired by the Palm House at Kew Gardens. This piece takes the form of a miniature glasshouse section - a wooden frame supporting clear and textured glass with a polished concrete base, housing intricately modelled porcelain plants. The Palm House explores the way that plants grow behind glass alongside Katie's ongoing fascination with the relationship between the way we cultivate nature and how it grows freely.
Material: White Porcelain, cast Concrete, Sycamore, cold-worked Glass dome
Dimensions: Height: 38cm, Width: 15.5cm, Depth: 24.5cm
Care Instructions: Maintain upright at all times. Can be lightly dusted by carefully blowing air on the grasses. Always lift from the base.
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Each porcelain plant was hand-modelled using a variety of techniques. They were then fired and carefully assembled onto the concrete inside the dome.
The Maker Katie Spragg Ceramicist - South East England

Katie Spragg is a ceramicist who creates unique hand-made sculptures which explore how nature continues to grow and thrive beyond the urban reality that now dominates many landscapes. Katie’s current work advocates the simple pleasure of being outside in nature, with her pieces often inspired by a specific place, whether it be Forde Abbey in Somerset where she was an artist in residence, or the pavement outside her studio in London.