White and Yellow Bloom Sculpture (Small) II

Lucinda Kirkby
£880
Bloom is a decorative porcelain sculpture by London-based ceramicist Lucinda Kirkby, inspired by the language of plants.

Drawing its inspiration from plants, dance and architecture, this ethereal sculpture shifts in scale, shape and form depending on how it is viewed. Golden paper-thin petals, symbolising growth and warmth, nestle between white petals which appear to grow from the piece.
Material: Porcelain
Dimensions: Height: 12 cm, Diameter: 10 cm
Care Instructions: Clean gently with water in a spray bottle
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Process

Each porcelain sculpture is created through hand-building techniques – the porcelain is pinched, squeezed and repeatedly pressed until it is paper-thin. Each petal is attached individually, building up layers until a bloom begins to emerge. The yellow petals are stained by hand.
The Maker Lucinda Kirkby Ceramicist - London

Lucinda Kirkby is a north London-based ceramicist, specialising in decorative porcelain sculptures. Born in Australia, she studied at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and Chelsea College of Arts, London. Her sculptures are ethereal, composed of layers of paper-thin porcelain, which are shaped into flowers. Recently, she was one of the artists in residence at Guldagergaard, a renowned ceramics research centre in Denmark. She also creates functional pieces, including cups and saucers.