NIGHT 19 – THE STORY OF THE YOUNG MAN AND THE THREE APPLES

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CANOPY OF STARS

Handmade pigments and paints, raised gold gilding, 24ct gold flecks, abalone shell on lacquer japanning

Canopy of Stars - Handmade pigments and paints, raised gold gilding, 24ct gold flecks, abalone shell on lacquer japanning - 28.3x35.3cm 2015

I once had a strange and beautiful dream that my husband and I were sleeping in a four-poster bed and its canopy – whoosh! – suddenly zoomed off by itself, leaving us exposed to the elements – and then I realised that we were slowly floating in space, the universe all around us, and our bed – now a kind of floating island-  was being held gently among the stars ~