Limone di Sorrento Bowl
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A ceramic bowl made of Cornish stoneware clay by OC/BC Arts.
Two lemons on dark, leafy stems and a single lemon with a blossom and bud.
The citrus collection for Unpolished was inspired by a desire to follow in the footsteps of the 17th Century Botanical Johann Christoph Volkamer, whose botanical engravings documented the rarest and most bizarre citrus fruits at a time when a competitive craze for collecting them had developed amongst the aristocracy, believing that ‘the golden apples of the Hesperides' in Greek mythology were in fact citrus fruit. The collection displays a handful of citrus varieties seen by the artist while traveling in Europe, all of which are true to size and shape.
Dimensions : Height 4cm (7cm with height of lemon) x Diameter 22cm