Jar of Red Glass Pieces used by artist Martha Ash, circa 1996. Martha Ash was born in Poland in 1920 and lost all her family in the Holocaust. She came to Australia in 1949 where she studied ceramics, sculpture silver smithing, enamelling and glass mosaic. These pieces were used as part of her glass mosaic work. Martha Ash died in September 1996.

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Glass honey jar with old label still attached with metal lid containing many small pieces of red glass chips. The jar is almost full of these chips. The jar itself is faceted rather than round and the metal lid is white.

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