By Michael James Hunter
Dimensions & rough weight Ht342mm x w 205mm x d 75mm. Wt3kgs
The main body of this piece is formed from pre-made merletto canes picked up from a ferro plate and mouth blown, with hot applied large zanfirico canes to the sides, in 24% lead crystal.
Artists statement regarding the artwork.
Merletto is my favourite technique, it took me 4 years to figure out how to make my merletto canes. I use strong bold zanfirico canes to highlight the delicate lace pattern of the merletto