Ballad of Sister Bergdorf

Ballad of Sister Bergdorf

(23 h x 20.4 w x 8.5 d cm)

The Ballad of Sister Bergdorf is currently on exhibition at Ruup & Form, in Vice & Virtue, until July 26th.

This is based on the traditional Pilgrim Flask form, associated with Italian Maiolica of the Renaissance period. The image on one side illustrates the ballad of a novice nun, who, having completed her nun-training, (novitiate,) went on a pilgrimage to give thanks and had a Damascene conversion on the road. The text for the ballad is on the other side

Handbuilt (slab method,) earthstone/earthenware, slip, sgraffito and underglaze painting, clear glaze and gold lustre.

Click here for a reading the story written on ‘The Ballad of Sister Bergdorf’.

Signed and dated.


Available on back-order