Organic Totem 14 Red Small Sculpture

Cristina Figarola


Sculpture, Assembling on Ceramic

Size: 11.8 W x 49.6 H x 11.8 D in

Ships in a Crate


check Shipping included

check 14-day satisfaction guarantee

Primary imagePrimary imagePrimary imagePrimary imagePrimary image Trustpilot Score

Artist Recognition

link - Featured in the Catalog

Featured in the Catalog

link - Artist featured in a collection

Artist featured in a collection

About The Artwork

This sculpture belongs to the family of organic totems. It is made of red clay. Like all my work, the ceramic pieces are made on the potter's wheel. These totems are composed of superimposed ceramic pieces, which come from the field of utilitarian ceramics, which taken out of context become abstract figures. The pieces that make up the sculpture are bowls that I deform once they are made. Bowls that once made on the potter's wheel are deformed and perforated and then pierced by an iron rod, creating vertical forms. In the center there is a ball or a vase of flowers placed vertically. They are utilitarian pieces to which I give a second function. They are not "useful" in the strict sense of the word.

Details & Dimensions

Sculpture:Assembling on Ceramic

Original:One-of-a-kind Artwork

Size:11.8 W x 49.6 H x 11.8 D in

Shipping & Returns

Delivery Time:Typically 5-7 business days for domestic shipments, 10-14 business days for international shipments.

I was born in Barcelona in 1962 and I graduated in Fine Arts in Cuenca's University. I am currently working on the creation of Totems, made up of stacked pieces of stoneware, which come from the field of utilitarian ceramics. I use shapes with expressive deformations, fitting them into columns of variable composition. When I started working in this craft, I realised that everything revolved around the feminine. The earth, the circle and the shapes that emerge from this millenary technique produce utilitarian pieces that are the mark of ancient civilisations, apparently fragile, but which have survived thousands of years underground. The superimposition of ceramic pieces crossed by an iron rod was born as a symbol of women's work, care and generosity towards their loved ones, and at the same time alludes to the feminine role and its historical link with the domestic sphere. Now the work of the Totems has become a game for me, where I thread necklaces on a human scale.

Artist Recognition

Featured in the Catalog

Featured in Saatchi Art's printed catalog, sent to thousands of art collectors

Artist featured in a collection

Artist featured by Saatchi Art in a collection

Thousands Of Five-Star Reviews

We deliver world-class customer service to all of our art buyers.


Global Selection

Explore an unparalleled artwork selection by artists from around the world.

Satisfaction Guaranteed

Our 14-day satisfaction guarantee allows you to buy with confidence.

Support An Artist With Every Purchase

We pay our artists more on every sale than other galleries.

Need More Help?

Enjoy Complimentary Art Advisory Contact Customer Support