Grayson Perry (British, b.1960) an Urn, circa 1990 Height 21.5cm (8 1/2in.)

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Lot 24AR
Grayson Perry (British, b.1960) an Urn, circa 1990 Height 21.5cm (8 1/2in.)

Sold for £ 4,800 (US$ 6,695) inc. premium
Grayson Perry (British, b.1960)
an Urn, circa 1990
earthenware, two inscriptions on opposing faces, layered cream over brown slips with dark brown wash and leaf forms, two winged sculls mounted at the shoulder, the flared lip with running green and orange glazes, impressed potter's seal
Height 21.5cm (8 1/2in.)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Private Collection, purchased directly from the artist

    THIS URN CONTAINS
    THE ASHES OF SOMEONE
    I HAVE KILLED. I KNEW
    NOT WHO SHE WAS BUT
    SHE CAME FROM A
    SECTION OF SOCIETY
    WHICH AT THE SAME
    TIME ENVY ME AND
    DESPISE ME. LET HER
    DEATH BE A LESSON
    TO THEM FOR THEIR
    GLORIOUS BRITISH
    HYPOCRACY.

    THIS URN CONTAINS
    THE ASHES OF SOMEONE
    I LOVED ABOVE ALL
    OTHERS. I KNEW NOT
    WHO SHE WAS. SHE
    REPRESENTED EVERYTHING
    I WANTED TO BE AND
    YET DESPISED. EVERY MAN
    MUST KILL THE THING
    HE LOVES.
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