Captured Flames Bell Jar
by Anne Faith Nicholls, 2018
Sculpture made of wood, resin, stone & paint
Cased in antique hand-blown glass bell jar
Approx. 17” x 8”
Captured Flames encapsulates a signature Anne Faith Nicholls painting element: Flames. A delicately made objét d’ arte, this piece symbolizes the capture of a most powerful element, displayed in a distinguished, perfectly fitted, antique bell jar.
“In myth as in reality, fire sometimes merely destroys, but often so that from the purified residue or ashy essence a new world may come into being.” -Book of Symbols, Reflections on Archetypal Images, TASCHEN