1996 HIRST ASHTRAY PLATE
Screen print on porcelain ashtray plate from legendary artist Damien Hirst, 1996, in collaboration with the Gagosian Gallery. Cigarettes are a common motif used by the artist, with his work often centering around mortality. He has referred to "the pack as birth, the match as God, lighting up as the spark of life, and the ashtray as death."
"Home Sweet Home" (plate), 1996 Porcelain, glass By Damien Hirst 8.25in/21cm diameter