Ringo Starr's Chess Set
In 1973 Asprey, with designer Robin Crookshank, created a bespoke chess set for The Beatles' drummer Ringo Starr. Every piece was modelled on Ringo's hands.
Hand-carved, lead-free glass vase depicts scenes from regions of Asia, designed and created by an extremely talented contemporary studio glass artist. Each vase is signed by the artist and engraved with the number within the year of production.
This is one of a series of four hand-carved, lead-free glass vases depicting each season of the year in Asia. The design is inspired by Autumn in Asia; Acer tree leaves in red, orange and yellow, and landscapes. The artist combines traditional cup-casing with contemporary cameo carving techniques.