Tuesday, 22 March 2016
We day-tripped out of town today. In part we revisited memory places; we also visited new places, and old places that have been remade. Somehow, the mirror ball seemed to me to reflect the present and hold promise for memories and hints of the future. Probably just me….
The lady is on a Wedgwood vase, about seven inches tall and probably dating to about 1900. The figure is given different poses in different shaped pieces (e.g., tea pot; straight-sided vase), often facing out toward the viewer, or spaced farther from the fire(?), and with different hair. If I knew Classical mythology better, I would know exactly who she is. Past inhabits present….