Kiln Spatula - Metal & Wood, circa 1996 Object Reg. No: SH 970009

Summary:
Kiln Spatula used by artist Martha Ash, circa 1996. Martha Ash was born in Poland in 1920 and lost all her family in the Holocaust. She came to Australia in 1949 where she studied ceramics, sculpture silver smithing, enamelling and glass mosaic. This particular spatula was used to remove larger fired work from a kiln. Martha Ash died in September 1996.
Description:
Large metal tool with wooden handle and metal spatula end. Metal part of hand is welded onto the flat spatula base.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from (Estate of) Martha Ash, 1997
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 109.00 cm (Height), 20.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: artworks, cultural identity, crafts, jewish communities, jewish customs, jewish immigration, religions judaism, handcrafts, polish communities, polish immigration
Themes this item is part of: Martha Ash, Polish Migrant & Artist, circa 1950s, Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection, Cultural Diversity Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: ceramics
User: Mrs Martha Ash, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970-1996

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