“ Zanfirico merletto tear”
By Michael James Hunter
Name of artwork/s “ Zanfirico merletto tear”.
Dimensions & rough weight Ht354mms x w175mm x d72mm. Wt2.2kgs.
Lace “merletto” canes hot worked and formed from the roll-up technique. Mouth blown with applied large zanfirico cane down one edge of this flat sculpture, in 24% lead crystal.
Artists Statements regarding the art work
Strength of shape and a contrast of techniques and colour is the driving thought behind this piece.