Category Archives: Ceramics/Pottery

Parian and Wood Sculpture

#Parian is a type of bisque porcelain.  It is named after the Greek island of Paros which is known for the fine textured marble of the same name.  Created by Thomas Battam in 1851, it was first produced and sold … Continue reading

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Art of Madonna and Child

Throughout history, the Madonna and Child has been a recurring if not favourite image for artists to portray.  In my small collection I have several images of the ‘Madonna and Child’.  From the unknown artist to the world renowned, many … Continue reading

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Art of a Different Medium

While collecting, I have purchased beautiful objects which might be considered artistic but they do not fall into what one might call the focus of my collection.  Most of my collection is of paintings and prints.  Today, I present to … Continue reading

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Art in 2D and 3D

The reality which we look at in a picture is but a moment, a two dimensional moment with apparent depth and perspective. But the actual history and reality of what we are looking at is likely unknown to us. It … Continue reading

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Art in Life

Some months back, I and my wife travelled to Israel for a holiday. We stayed in a flat down-town Jerusalem. We went as a celebration of our 30th wedding anniversary. We went to see friends which we have made over … Continue reading

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