Monterey Pinecone Vase #602

  • Mike Shuler, Monterey Pinecone Vase #602, 1991, Monterey pine with epoxy resin, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Fleur and Charles Bresler in honor of Kenneth R. Trapp, curator-in-charge of the Renwick Gallery (1995--2003), 2003.60.59

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Michael Shuler enjoys uncovering the hidden layers of growth within plants and trees. The pinecone and proteus were soaked in resin to form solid pieces that could be turned on a lathe. These tiny, delicate vessels reveal the beautiful proportions and surprising patterns found within familiar plant structures.

Title
Monterey Pinecone Vase #602
Artist
Date
1991
On View
Not on view.
Dimensions
2 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. diam. (5.7 x 5.9 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of Fleur and Charles Bresler in honor of Kenneth R. Trapp, curator-in-charge of the Renwick Gallery (1995--2003)

Mediums
Mediums Description
Monterey pine with epoxy resin
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – other – vase
Object Number
2003.60.59
Palette
Linked Open Data
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