The Crystal Chain Gang, Artist

This is one of the decorative arts in our collection. It was made in 2011. The place where it was made is unknown.
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About the Work
This cast glass piece was part of the title work Fancy Fools Flight which was commissioned for the Crystal Chain Gang’s debut solo public gallery exhibition at the Sarjeant Gallery. In its entirety the work consisted of 15 character bottles which made up the whole suite, however each of the bottles are individual pieces. Shiphand provides an appropriate companion to the Queenie bottle 2013/1/1. They could be exhibited either together or alone.

Made specifically for the artists exhibition at the Sarjeant Gallery, their first solo show in a public art gallery.
375 x 175 x 175mm
cast glass
Cast glass bottle with heavy base in blue/grey glass, the rest of the piece is made from clear glass with numerous air bubbles in it. The bottle has a narrow neck with a glass stopper in the shape of a bust of a man.
Credit Line
Collection of the Sarjeant Gallery Te Whare o Rehua Whanganui. Purchased, 2013.
Collection Type
Permanent collection
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