Cat In A Boat No. 1 by Shirley Vauvelle features a delightful earthenware ceramic cat (like a wise old ginger tom, with lovely orange markings) and boat, both with a textured pattern, sitting on top of a solid, turned, piece of hardwood, akin to the foot of a piece of furniture or such like, an item which has been washed up on the beach and collected by Shirley.
A wonderful free-standing piece, full of character, decorated with all of Shirley's individual detailing that looks good from all angles.
The wooden plinth is washed with a lovely sun-on-the-shallows aquamarine colour and a beautifully detailed ceramic fish dangles temptingly in front of the cat, hanging from a piece of wire coming from the top of the driftwood.
Shirley has a passion for detail, texture and colour - using mark making to emboss the fish, boat and cat and then glaze with layer upon layer of colour.
Shirley's inspiration comes from her love of the coast, country walks with her dog, and the fun of creating objects that are a little bit different and quirky. She likes the idea of layering texture and colour to create pieces that are highly individual and totally unique.
This particular ceramic boat is painted with blues and greens, all the shades of the sea, on the outside, offset with a deep aquamarine glaze inside, bringing striking colour and character to a beautiful piece of Shirley Vauvelle art.
The most precious and unique gift for your favourite cat lover and a truly stunning addition to any coastal home
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