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DEIRDRE O’MAHONY


Silke’s Potato Cup
by Deirdre O’Mahony

Specially commissioned slip-cast porcelain cup, produced in 2023 as part of a hand-finished edition of 24 vessels, named after agricultural inspector JJ Silke who developed the seed potato industry in Donegal. Silke’s Potato Cup is packaged and presented alongside a certificate of authenticity, signed by the artist.

Materials: coloured parian porcelain, hand-dipped clear glaze
Dimensions: 9cm x 5cm x 4cm (small)
Price: €95 





Silke’s Potato Cup and Salaman’s Potato Cup
By Deirdre O’Mahony

A pair of specially commissioned slip-cast porcelain cups, produced in 2023 as part of two hand-finished editions of 24 vessels in each grouping. The smaller vessel is named after agricultural inspector JJ Silke who developed the seed potato industry in Donegal. The larger vessel is named after potato scholar Redcliffe N. Salaman, author of ‘The Influence of the Potato in the Course of Irish History’ presented as a lecture at UCD in 1943. Both are packaged and presented alongside a certificate of authenticity, signed by the artist.

Materials: (Silke) coloured parian porcelain, hand-dipped clear glaze, (Salaman) hand-painted parian porcelain, stain, hand-dipped clear glaze
Dimensions: 9cm x 5cm x 4cm (Silke), 12cm x 8cm x 6cm (Salaman)
Price: €200 




Proceeds from sales are split with 75% going directly to the artist and 25% going to the future programming of Kunstverein Aughrim.

Through Autumn/Winter 2023 Kunstverein’s share of profits on sales from our Bookshop and Editions is going to Palestine Red Crescent Society.