Silk Route Arabesque Pitcher

11 x 7 x 19“       

This piece incorporates elements of Chinese, Persian, and European arabesques, tracing the route of the Silk Road, demonstrating both the ancient pedigree of this motif and modern tendencies toward the melding of cultures. A symbol of abundance and the continuity of life unfolding in perpetuity, the arabesque motif is one that is expressed in the art of numerous cultures over the millennia.