Len Castle Press Moulded Discoid Vase

Len Castles's work is highly sought after for its sophistication, craftsmanship and artistry.

Maker
Len Castle | New Zealand
Designer
Len Castle | New Zealand
Date
1970s
Size
H 35cm


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Description

Len Castle is one of New Zealand's greatest potters. His innovative approach and innate understanding of the medium led him to create an enduring legacy of spectacular pottery. Castle's work is highly coveted and collected both throughout New Zealand and Internationally. His work has been exhibited world-wide, including Australia, Taiwan, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, USA and England (at the Victoria and Albert Museum).

This large discoid vase is an impressive example of Castle's work. A very generous scale is captured in a simple, organic form with a with burnt umber pigmented surface. The design features on p101 of the book 'Len Castle: Potter' in a section that focuses on a fascination with nature and the textured form. "When texture coalesces with pattern it suggests and invites interpretation".

This stunning piece will add history and character to any contemporary interior.

Condition

Maker Mark: Impressed initials to base.

Overall this large vase is in excellent condition and presents very nicely.

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