OBOR 1 Coffee Server | Susan R. Ewing

OBOR 1 Coffee Server

1990
24k goldplate over brass;
formed, fabricated, sandblasted,
and electroplated
27 x 16 x 6 cm (11 x 6 x 3 in.)
Lent by the White House
gift of the artist
Photograph by John Bigelow Taylor

The unique configuration of this coffee server demonstrates that an object does not need to be defined or constrained strictly by its function. This piece represents the artist's concern for inventing animated abstract forms while working with pure shapes and volumes.

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