In Two Jugs and Vintage Spoons Diana Tonnison has set reality on its head as at a Mad Hatter’s tea party. The vintage spoons are ‘found’ objects (real) and she has flattened two jugs which would normally be thrown three dimensionally in clay. The background comprises a mass of patterned material, also unconventionally modelled in clay. The end result is a tactile work alive with pattern and texture.
Diana fulfilled her early ambition to study fashion at Central St Martin’s. Having graduated, her skill in textiles led her to work in the fashion houses of Missoni (in Italy) and Bill Gibb in London. Her career took her to Hong Kong and New York. In 2007, however, she changed tack and launched her ceramics business. Her success in this field has earnt her numerous international commissions, much acclaim, and many awards.
Dimensions: H:35cm x 35cm x D:12cm
Medium: Clay, wood and metal
Currently hanging in the food hall at Burford Garden Company.
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