John Lee

Carrigeen Chest of Drawers, 2007

John Lee

NMIDF: 2008.11

John Lee’s Carrigeen chest of drawers is inspired by the natural landscape. Its textured surface is achieved by hand shaping and carving which is finished by the piece being grit blasted by copper slag. Initially it was designed for Ecology, Mythology, Technology, National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, October 2007 which then travelled to Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin, Summer 2008.

Materials: Wenge

Year purchased: 2008

Location: Reconstructed Rooms: Four Centuries of Furnishings gallery

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