Mesh Tray - Fornell & Co, pre 1996 Object Reg. No: SH 970023 2

Summary:
Mesh tray for use with a small kiln made by Fornell and Company, used 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 mosaics. She usually worked without sketches or drawings and her work often reflected the images, colours and experiences of her environment and past. She died in September 1996.
Description:
Wire mesh tray which has been bent at either end to form shallow legs.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Eve Ash, 1997
Discipline: History

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, Cultural Diversity Collection, Immigration & Artistic Practice Collection, Migration Collection, Working Life & Trades Collection
Primary Classification: CULTURAL IDENTITY
Secondary Classification: Ethnicity - Creative Practice
Tertiary Classification: ceramics
Manufacturer: Fornell & Co., Germany, circa 1970-1996
User: Mrs Martha Ash, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970-1996
References: See Parent Record

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