Sculpture “The Lily”
Merino and Coriedale Wool, Matisse Derivan Matt Varnish, foam, metal stand
Funerary urns have been used by many civilizations to collect the ashes of the cremated body.
The pottery urns date back to 7000BC. Felt from wool is one of the oldest known textiles and
I use it as it’s ecologically sustainable.
This urn with a pointed base is of the shape that enables it to be standing in the hot coals of a
The shape resembles a lily, a flower I associate with life and death.
My urn symbolisers the transition of generations.
About Denise Lithgow
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