Venus Plate - Imprint
Venus Plate - Imprint
Venus Plate - Imprint
Venus Plate - Imprint
Venus Plate - Imprint
Venus Plate - Imprint

Venus Plate

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Venus is a hand-thrown ceramic stoneware plate by Abigail Schama. She is formed of a dark clay body and dipped in a white glaze with slight blueish hues. The dark clay peeks through unglazed areas and indentations. Her namesake is the multi-faceted and revered Roman goddess of love and war. She is suitable as a decorative piece or to hold a sumptuous meal. All glazes are food safe.

The making of...

Each piece is the result of an intimate wrangle with the artist on the wheel. Abigail Schama works with a palette of transparent glazes and 24-carat gold lustre layered over a darker clay body. She marks the exterior and interior surfaces, creating a rugged, human tactility and imbuing each vessel with its own inner life. Each pieces' form and contours play on the edges of functionality; no two pieces are alike.

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About Abigail Schama

Abigail Schama

London-based Abigail Schama came to ceramics after a long career as a painter. Her works explore untethering humanity within clay, and showcase the beauty and strength in putting imperfections on display.


Abigail Schama: The Wrangle

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