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Dance Of The Crowned Crane-ceramics-Ardmore Design
Dance Of The Crowned Crane-ceramics-Ardmore Design
Dance Of The Crowned Crane-ceramics-Ardmore Design
Dance Of The Crowned Crane-ceramics-Ardmore Design
Dance Of The Crowned Crane-ceramics-Ardmore Design
Dance Of The Crowned Crane-ceramics-Ardmore Design
R 110,000.00

Dance Of The Crowned Crane

 Victor Ntshali has sculpted this pair of winged cranes that surround the vessel, thrown by George Manyathela. Each feather is sculpted with a matte glaze that provides a contrast to the gloss of the vase. The wings of the cranes are spread above their heads reminding one of the wings of a dancer. The young colt reaches up towards its mother, who arcs her neck down to feed him, with her leg cradling him protectively, beautifully capturing the intimacy and nurturing energy of a mother in nature. 

Mthulisi Ncube has chosen a mixture of muted greys and whites, painting the cranes in a realistic style. The vase base is an inky black that beautifully contrasts the earthy green of the reeds surrounding the cranes. Along with the vase's skirt-shaped base, a vibrant tangerine and black stripe contrast the soft blue feather design, echoing the cranes' feathers. 

Made by Victor Ntshali and painted by Mthulisi Ncube

Dimensions: H 60cm; L 36cm; W 32cm