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A Big Catch (Green Eyes)

Agalis Manessi

£210.00

‘A Big Catch (Green Eyes)’ by Agalis Manessi – a handmade ceramic sculpture, made from  terracotta that has been decorated in a colourful ‘Maiolica’ glaze. A one-off decorative piece.Read More

A Big Catch (Green Eyes)

Agalis Manessi

£210.00

‘A Big Catch (Green Eyes)’ by Agalis Manessi – a handmade ceramic sculpture, made from  terracotta that has been decorated in a colourful ‘Maiolica’ glaze. A one-off decorative piece.Read More

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  • Product Details

    A satisfied cat sporting it’s freshly caught meal – a huge tasty fish. Agalis Manessi’s figurines are inspired by everything from Fauvist paintings to Renaissance frescoes.

    Made using a process called 'Maiolica', Agalis uses her figures as a canvas and applies a variety of metal oxides, including copper, vanadium and manganese. Each oxide is expertly applied onto the red terracotta body before being fired to create painterly hues.

    About Agalis Manessi

    Agalis Manessi creates a range of ceramics in the rich historical medium of ‘Maiolica’ – a ceramic process developed over five hundred years ago. The red terracotta clay is dipped in an earthenware glaze into which tin oxide has been added to create a white opaque glossy surface when fired. Before firing, the glaze is painted with a range of metal oxides that are absorbed like fresco, brilliantly preserving the colours. Agalis creates whimsical ceramic creatures, striving for a poetic simplicity. The modelled animals and figures take on an animated nature, communicating silently yet eloquently some kind of message to the viewer.

    Dimensions

    Height: 17.5cm
    Depth: 10cm
    Width: 7cm

    Material

    Terracotta, Tin oxide glaze, metal oxide glaze,

    Care Instructions

    Wipe with damp cloth

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    If you are not happy with your purchase then you have 14 days to return it for an exchange or refund. You will be responsible for the return shipping costs. If you have commissioned a maker or purchased a made to order product, please read the full returns policy.

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