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Mesh - Wire, circa 1996 Reg. No: SH 970010
- Wire Mesh 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 piece of mesh was used to sit larger pieces requiring firing in the kiln. Martha Ash died in September 1996.
- Large wire mesh stand used in the firing of enamel pieces in a kiln. Some fired globules of metal enamel remain between the wire mesh. Sides of mesh are bent under to form legs.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from (Estate of) Martha Ash, 1997
|Dimensions:||33.00 cm (Height), 4.00 cm (Width), 29.00 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, Working Life & Trades Collection|
|Primary Classification:||CULTURAL IDENTITY|
|Secondary Classification:||Ethnicity - Creative Practice|
|User:||Mrs Martha Ash, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1996|