Book Description

RAE, Barbara. [Artist multiple] Bone china Christmas bauble decorated with a Christmas tree design by Barbara Rae in red, green and silver, with a ribbon ready to hang on the tree. London: Royal Academy, 2017. One of a limited edition of 250 hand painted and numbered and produced exclusively for the RA by the designers and ceramicists Glorious Mud, London. 'Each bauble is slip cast from a mould based on a child's ball that seemed just the right size to the designers. It then goes through a repeat firing and glazing process, before being hand embellished with the final touches of silver paint and the edition number on the base.' (Taken from the RA site). Fine in original presentation box, as issued.
Dealer Notes
Note: Barbara Rae studied at Edinburgh College of Art from 1961 to 1965 where she was awarded a travel scholarship, taking her to work in France and Spain in 1966. She attended Moray House College of Education and taught in Edinburgh until 1972. She went on to Lecture in Drawing, Painting and Printmaking at Aberdeen College of Education from 1972 to 1974 and Lectured in drawing and Painting at Glasgow School of Art from 1975 to 1996. Her work has been included in many solo and group exhibitions both nationally and internationally. Her first solo show was held in 1967 at the New 57 Gallery, Edinburgh. In 1994 and 1999, she won tapestry commissions for The Festival Theatre, Edinburgh and for the Royal Scottish Museum, Edinburgh, respectively (both carried out by the Edinburgh Tapestry Company). Rae’s work is included in many private collections in Britain, Europe and the USA, as well as in many public and corporate collections.
[From the RA site.]
Author RAE, Barbara,
Date 2017
Binding Ceramic.
Publisher London: Royal Academy
Condition Fine in box, as issued.

Price: £30.00

Offered by William Cowan

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