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Basic Information

Accession Number:2000L1
Collection:Applied Art - Metalwork
Date:2000 - 2000

Maker Information

Designer:Keith Tyssen - View biography for Keith Tyssen


This beaker is created using a double-walled construction technique, the air gap between the walls is intended to insulate the drink. The apparent thickness of the walls creates a feeling of 'solidity' to the eye and to the touch. It is made from a modern form of pewter, consisting of 92-5% tin with copper.

Contemporary Art Society Special Collection Scheme.

Further Information

Production Period:21st Century
Medium:Hand-built with brushed finish.
Place of Origin:Sheffield, England


Height:8.8 cm