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the life of things - contented scissors

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  • Image of the life of things - contented scissors
  • Image of the life of things - contented scissors
  • Image of the life of things - contented scissors

Hugely influenced by the animism found in the Japanese Shinto religion and in particular the documentation of tool yōkai (tsukumogami) in both ancient and modern Japanese folklore, I see the soul in almost everything; both living and inanimate. My love of the objects around me has led me to try and make some of them in clay; sometimes showing the personalities I always imagine them to have.
With stationery, there is so much personality - maybe that's why there are so many stationery addicts!

A pair of paper scissors that you can hang up as a friend to your 'real' scissors!

Handshaped porcelain piece, decorated with cobalt oxide and a clear glaze over the blades, and a matt glaze over the handles. Stamped on reverse with the bear head.

Approximate dimensions:
21cm long x 7cm wide

ARTIST'S NOTE: As with most of the things I make, my ceramic pieces retain the look of being handmade and this is a part of their charm. My slab pieces sometimes retain my finger marks or other indentations on the reverse, as well as often retaining the texture of my rolling surface. Please make sure you consult the pictures carefully and that you are happy with the piece before purchasing.

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