John Jordan has set richly colored pink ivory into the lid of this bleached vessel. He experiments with different methods of carving to achieve a wide variety of surface textures, as here in Lidded Jar, which evokes woven fabric or fiber with delicate lines circling its pale form.
- Not on view
- overall: 11 5⁄8 x 8 in. (29.6 x 20.3 cm) diam.
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of George Peter Lamb and Lucy Scardino in memory of Natalie Rust Lamb
- Mediums Description
- bleached box elder and pink ivory
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