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Metal Sheet - Copper, Enamelled, circa 1996 Reg. No: SH 970021
- Enamelled sheet of copper made by 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 copper sheet illustrates part of the metal enamelling process where metal enamel pigment has been fired onto a copper sheet.
- Sheet of copper which has been enamelled an orangey colour on one side.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from (Estate of) Martha Ash, 1997
|Dimensions:||12.20 cm (Width), 30.00 cm (Length)|
|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|
|User:||Mrs Martha Ash, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1996|