Ashraf Hanna Small Dark Blue Vessel
Ashraf Hanna Small Dark Blue Vessel
Ashraf Hanna Small Dark Blue Vessel
Ashraf Hanna Small Dark Blue Vessel
Ashraf Hanna Small Dark Blue Vessel

Ashraf Hanna Small Dark Blue Vessel

Maker: Ashraf Hanna

Regular price £700.00

Handmade in UK.

Dimensions: W 15 cm x H 18 cm

Materials: Clay

Method: Hand-built

 

Description:

An elegant, hand-built vessel created by artist Ashraf Hanna, with rich dark blue tones and subtle textures. Ashraf’s passion for form is demonstrated clearly through this work of art, with its sophisticated silhouette. It sits immaculately, featuring a rounded body and a curved opening. He used soft slabs of clay to create the shape, followed by refined slips and stained clays, using a carefully considered colour palette. Ashraf uses simple tools like the paintbrush to create textures on the exterior, before firing.

 

About the Artist:

Ashraf Hanna is celebrated across the world for his exquisite sculptural hand-built forms. Whilst Hanna is now based in Wales, he grew up in Egypt, where he was surrounded by classical forms of pottery. Studying at El Minia College of Fine Arts and taking still-life drawing classes prompted a more considered examination of the pottery forms that had always been present in his life and sparked an interest in groupings of objects. 

Hanna’s enjoyment of drawing ceramics was translated to creating ceramics through his future wife, sculptor Sue Hanna, and he went on to undertake an MA in Ceramics and Glass at the Royal College of Art in London. It is the juxtaposition of the resulting lines, profiles and spaces which emerge from his continually developing process which intrigues Hanna. His pieces are intended to provoke emotional and intellectual responses and their success in doing so has made him the recipient of numerous awards. His work is represented in prestigious collections such as the Victoria and Albert Museum and the Fitzwilliam Museum.