Spiral Fluted Butternut Bowl | Alan Stirt

Spiral Fluted Butternut Bowl

1993
butternut; lathe-turned and carved
5 1/2 x 14 1/4 in. 14 x 36.2 cm)
Lent by the White House
gift of the artist
Photograph by John Bigelow Taylor

This understated turned bowl balances a smooth interior with an exterior of carved flutes whose upward swirls relate to the undulating pattern of the grain.

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Spiral Fluted Butternut Bowl (Detail)

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