Elliptic Beaker

The Goldsmiths' Centre

£1,800.00 Sale price

Tilting Silver Beaker
by Alex O'Connor

This Elliptic Beaker is a sleek, tactile silver drinking vessel by silversmith Alex O’Connor inspired by the unique geological formations and industrial past of a tiny cove in west Cornwall. Porth Nanven, or as locals call it ‘the Cot Valley’ was once the site of tin mine workings. Today sociable knots of people will be found ‘down Cot’ eating, drinking and making the most of precious summer evenings.

About the designer
Alex O’Connor came to silversmithing from a background in Fine Art and Sculpture. Her silverware merges an inherent understanding of aesthetic balance, form and composition with the specific disciplines of contemporary silversmithing.

Materials
Sterling silver

Approximate size (H x Dia mm)
95 x 60

Conditions
This work can be collected by appointment within 2 working days or can be dispatched by post in 2 working days from when you make your order. Please email shop@goldsmiths-centre.org to arrange collecting in person.

Read our full Buyer Policy

Regular price £1,800.00
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Tilting Silver Beaker
by Alex O'Connor

This Elliptic Beaker is a sleek, tactile silver drinking vessel by silversmith Alex O’Connor inspired by the unique geological formations and industrial past of a tiny cove in west Cornwall. Porth Nanven, or as locals call it ‘the Cot Valley’ was once the site of tin mine workings. Today sociable knots of people will be found ‘down Cot’ eating, drinking and making the most of precious summer evenings.

About the designer
Alex O’Connor came to silversmithing from a background in Fine Art and Sculpture. Her silverware merges an inherent understanding of aesthetic balance, form and composition with the specific disciplines of contemporary silversmithing.

Materials
Sterling silver

Approximate size (H x Dia mm)
95 x 60

Conditions
This work can be collected by appointment within 2 working days or can be dispatched by post in 2 working days from when you make your order. Please email shop@goldsmiths-centre.org to arrange collecting in person.

Read our full Buyer Policy