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The magician-alchemist

The magician-alchemist The magician-alchemist Photo Cees Wouda

Additional Information

  • Size:

    6.7" x 5.9" x 4.7"

  • Price:

    € 295

  • Material:

    wood, stoneware clay

Oleum opeam et perdis, oil and work/sweat wasted, in other words, futile effort.

  • Top of the cabinet
Greybeard, night and bull, jester and toad.

Alchemy/magic not only has to do with the 'quackery' art of gold making,  but also with a secular teaching to upliftment of the soul. A magic box with associated symbols.

Painted wooden betel nut box with ceramics.

Stoneware clay glazed, fired at 1220°C, fired with gold lustre at 750°C.

 

From the series Holy Holy.

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