Thalia Vessel

Abigail Schama
£1,200
Thalia Vessel is a one-of-a-kind vessel by London-based ceramicist Abigail Schama. Named after the Greek Goddess of festivity, it is suitable for displaying flowers or as a stand alone piece.

Combining Abigail's interests in Japanese and Greek traditions, this vessel resembles an oversized sake vessel with its elegantly curved form. It is playfully named after Thalia, one of the Three Graces in Greek mythology who represents festivity.
Material: Porcelain and grey clay
Dimensions: Height: 36cm, Length: 15cm, Width: 15cm
Care Instructions: Wash by hand with mild soap or dust gently.
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Process

This vessel was thrown on the wheel, before being shaped by hand. Made from grey clay and porcelain, it has been decorated with subtle washes of pink, with a matt white glaze on the inside and a satin white glaze on the outside.
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.