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ARCHITECTURAL ART

The Umbrella Stand: Ming Meets Mel

 
Ming Meets Mel - Mel Howse
Ming Meets Mel - Mel Howse
Ming Meets Mel - Mel Howse
Ming Meets Mel: detail - Mel Howse
Location: Exhibited at The Queen's Jubilee Celebrations Buckingham Palace
This giant umbrella stand 'Ming Meets Mel' is influenced by the idea of crossing boundaries. It combines fundamental craft roots with contemporary thinking, to create a piece that reflects our own time. This piece of exotic and functional art reaches forward in its use of 21st century enamelling techniques whilst paying homage to the ancient craft of ceramics.
Size: Total height 1.2m
Date: 2013