Collection Online

Guardian II
1988
from the Cycladic series 1988

Medium
glass, gold lustre
Measurements
32.0 × 18.7 × 11.0 cm
Inscription
engraved in base: Brian A. Hirst - Cycladic Series - Guardian II 1988-004 BH
Accession Number
D26-1988
Department
Australian Decorative Arts
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased from Admission Funds, 1988
© Brian Hirst
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of The Vizard Foundation
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
A vessel of flattened ovoid section in clear glass with dotted gilt band around the rim and etched gilt panel on the shoulder; the hollow shaped interior in deep burgundy colour, tapering to an arrowhead form with apple green stripes.