Saturday, January 19, 2008

Glass Chalices

David Jones (1895-1974)
Glass Chalice with Flowers and Mug
about 1950 - 1955
Watercolour, gouache and pencil on paper
78.20 x 58.70 cm (framed: 117.00 x 86.80 x 3.00 cm)
The National Gallery of Scotland

Jones made a series of watercolour drawings which feature a glass goblet of flowers on a table surrounded by a variety of domestic objects.

This composition is centred around an eighteenth-century German glass chalice.