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Tile - Fornell & Co, Ceramic, pre 1996 Reg. No: SH 970023 3
- Ceramic tile 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.
- Rectangular ceramic tile.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Ms Eve Ash, 1997
|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|
|Manufacturer:||Fornell & Co., Germany, circa 1970-1996|
|User:||Mrs Martha Ash, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia, circa 1970-1996|
|References:||See Parent Record|