The handcrafted piece is part of a series inspired by taxidermy and is decorated with layers of printed, painted and drawn imagery depicting different birds.
And as no two of Fiona’s craftworks are exactly alike, you’ll have the added pleasure of possessing a one-off ceramic gem.
This piece is one of a series inspired by taxidermy. After doing visual research at two venues with significant natural history collections – the D’Arcy Thompson Museum in Dundee and the Bell Pettigrew Museum in St Andrews – I wanted to create vessels to commemorate the animals I saw there.
Earthenware, slips (liquid clay), glazes, under glaze pencil, ceramic ink, lustres and transfers made from Fiona’s own drawings.