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Reflective Form

A 'rocking' studio glass bowl by British artist Jane Charles from her first solo exhibition in 1991. Now working in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England.

 

Title: Reflective Form. Diameter: 24cm

 

24%lead glass. Blown, sand blast pattern, sloping polished opening. The dark band, a 'signature' of her early works, was made by 'burning' a line around the bowl using a reducing flame. This forms a thin layer of metallic lead in the surface giving a basic black colour and associated interference colours.The band was then scratched with a diamond point.

 

A macro detail of this area is shown in the previous shot seen here.

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Uploaded on February 16, 2006