Sheela na Gig

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A Wall mounted piece, suitable for interior or exterior walls or doorways.

Sheela na Gig are ancient sculptures found extensively all over Ireland. They were often discovered above doorways in churches - however they predate Christianity in Ireland.

Nobody knows the meaning behind them but there are so many interesting theories, ranging from fertility or childbirth symbols to gateways to the afterlife.

I was very happy to receive this commission. The Sheela fits right into the ancient totem-like figures that influence my work.

Limited edition's 6 and 7 of 11

Media: Ceramic, (stoneware)

Size: 26cm -22cm - 10cm

Please note that each edition of this piece will vary in colour, and texture . This is due to the organic nature and way I treat the clay in bringing it to a finish.