Papyrus Bowl, 2018

Blown, cut, polished and wheel-engraved lead crystal glass

Height 18cm (7 1/8")
Diameter 15.5cm (6 1/8")


Private Collection, Switzerland, 2019


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Papyrus (Cyperus papyrus) plants are aquatic, with a woody, bluntly triangular stems and are known since ancient times in Egypt for their pith which, when cut into thin strips and pressed together and dried, make a smooth, thin paper. The plants can be seen in the Waterlily House, and their simple form in the early stages of growth are very appealing.

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