A marriage between two vessels. Pale white faience French ceramics, once housing mythical elements of an 18th century chemist's ingredients which were redolent with occult associations and mystical tradition. The colourful names given by chemists to describe their concoctions often had little link to the actual substrates housed, but conjured the idea of the power of the ingredients.

31.5 w x 43.5 h cm (Framed 45.5 w x 57.5 h cm) Oil, mixed media and gesso on board in antique frame.