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Memory Vessel 39

The glass vase is a replica of a broken 19th-century Chinese porcelain vase. Bouke de Vries reassembles a broken ceramic vessel, creates its replica in glass and places the broken porcelain pieces inside the vase. The glass vessel is therefore a ghost of the original piece, containing its fragments, its memory.

Courtesy of the private collection of Laura and Cristian Meris

Detailed FeaturesStory

Type: Vessel
Dimensions: 48 H x 23 Ø cm
Material: Porcelain, glass
Date: 2016

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