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Melaine Jackson: Peasant Ware: with Lovers

Melaine Jackson: Peasant Ware: with Lovers

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Limited edition tea towel by artist Melanie Jackson.

Very few 15th-century ceramic moulds made for baking have been preserved, though many were in use. This would have made unapologetic and inexpensive spiced bread sculptures, to be sold or given out at revelries and fairs.

Product information:

Melanie Jackson
Peasant Ware: with Lovers 
2023
Ceramic Gingerbread Mould with Lovers, European 1475-1500, cotton, linen, dye.
50 X 70 cms
Edition of 100

About the Artist:

'Melanie Jackson has been developing an aesthetic that allows her to reflect on the manner in which she is implicated in the condition of her subjects…She tries out tactics of representation which remain provisional rather than definitive, treating the gallery as a stage for experimentation with art roles. Here is mimicry, documentation, myth fabrication, cultural voyeurism, performance, animation, political commentary, music, installation, craft and the cultivation of aesthetic delight. The irresolvable contradictions in this set of maneouvres keeps her own complicity visible as part of the circulation of meanings around her art.' - Mark Harris 

 

Shipping:

All works purchased online will be available to collect from the gallery on 16 - 21 December or will be posted on 15 December to arrive in time for Christmas. Any works purchased online after December 15 will not be shipped until January. 

All artworks will be posted using royal mail Tracked 24 with signature, unless noted otherwise in the artwork description.

If you wish to receive or collect your item/s prior to these dates please contact info@sanmeigallery.co.uk

 

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