Michelle Holzapfel, Suspended Ring Vase, 1996, spalted sugar maple burl, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © 1994, Michelle Holzapfel, Gift of Fleur and Charles Bresler in honor of Kenneth R. Trapp, curator-in-charge of the Renwick Gallery (1995--2003), 2003.60.21
Michelle Holzapfel collects burls and other types of irregular woods from around her home in Vermont and allows the natural form of the wood to inspire her designs. The elaborate decoration on Suspended Ring Vase emphasizes the polished fissures on the wood’s pale surface.
Suspended Ring Vase
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12 5/8 x 14 3/8 x 5 3/4 in. (32.0 x 36.6 x 14.6 cm)
© 1994, Michelle Holzapfel
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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)
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- spalted sugar maple burl
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