Lacquer pots - hand-etched; 5 colours
These wooden pots are handmade using a traditional Sri Lankan method. Two different colours of lacquer are applied, with the first layer left to dry completely before the second layer is added. The artist then carefully scrapes off the top layer to reveal the colour below, engraving images of elephants, lotus flowers and other symbols to create a highly decorative container, ideal for jewellery and other trinkets. The interior is finished in the UK with acrylic paint.
diameter 12.5cm height 11.5cm