The Cuckoo Faeries
Lot 280
Victoria Ellis 'The Cuckoo Faeries' a Carved Stoneware Panel, 2012
Sold for £1,250 (US$ 2,098) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Victoria Ellis
'The Cuckoo Faeries' a Carved Stoneware Panel, 2012
composed of four individual tiles, the central tile depicting a large cuckoo bird defending her nest, surrounded by winged faeries stealing and feasting on the bird's eggs and replacing them with their own young, in tones of turquoise, blue, green, pink and orange, framed
43.8cm x 41cm including frame, incised signature and date
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