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Bowl - Visible Voices

Visible Voices

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Bristol (England, made)

  • Date:

    1992 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Wilkin, Neil (glass-blower)
    Henshaw, Clare (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Cased glass, wheel-engraved and sand-blasted

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased by the Alastair Pilkington Fund

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Glass, Room 131, case 40, shelf 1

Physical description

Cased glass bowl, mouth blown, of tall ovoid shape. It has been blown with four layers of glass; green, blue, orange and clear. The decoration has been wheel-engraved. The design is of a dominant figure of a woman within a densely leafy grove of trees, a drinking glass on teh gound and above the trees is a flying male figure.

Place of Origin

Bristol (England, made)


1992 (made)


Wilkin, Neil (glass-blower)
Henshaw, Clare (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Cased glass, wheel-engraved and sand-blasted

Marks and inscriptions

'Clare Henshaw'
Signature; engraved


Height: 26.2 cm

Descriptive line

"Visible Voices", glass bowl, designed and decorated by Clare Henshaw, blown by Neil Wilkin, Bristol, 1992.




Blown; Wheel engraved




Ceramics Collection

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