17th Century pewter plate with pomegranate. The semi-reflective surface of the pewter plate holds luminosity. The objects are caught still and expectant in soft thin Winter light, delicately highlighting the dry spiky fronds of the thistles and holding the forms of the pomegranates.

Mixed media and oil on paper in glazed modern slim gold frame 70 w x 50 h cm unframed (71 w x 51 h cm framed) (Pomegranate in bowl with thistles)