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Jar of Pigment - Amaco, Orange, circa 1996 Object Reg. No: SH 970020

Summary:
Jar of orange pigment made by Amaco, 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 pigment was used in the enamelling process. Martha Ash died in September 1996.
Description:
Small clear plastic jar with white plastic lid partially filled with orange pigment. Jar is labelled with printed paper label. Lid has been incorrectly labelled by hand.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from (Estate of) Martha Ash, 1997
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.00 cm (Height), 3.75 cm (Width)

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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
Inscriptions: Handwritten on lid: WHITE.
Printed on label: AMACO/METAL ENAMEL/AFT 9/SOFT FLUX/SERIES 1 /3 OZS NET WEIGHT.
Manufacturer: Amaco, circa 1990s
User: Mrs Martha Ash, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1996

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