Bud Latven, Tightwire, 1989, Macassar ebony, pink ivory, holly and birch veneers, dye, sterling silver, and steel, Smithsonian American Art Museum, © 1989, Bud Latven, Gift of George Peter Lamb and Lucy Scardino in memory of Natalie Rust Lamb, 1995.100.20
In Tightwire, Bud Latven constructed the vessel from bands of richly colored holly, ebony, and pink ivory. Thin silver rods pierce and anchor the delicately turned form and stand out against the soft hues of the grain.
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13 x 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (33.0 x 19.1 x 16.6 cm)
© 1989, Bud Latven
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Smithsonian American Art Museum
Gift of George Peter Lamb and Lucy Scardino in memory of Natalie Rust Lamb
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- Macassar ebony, pink ivory, holly and birch veneers, dye, sterling silver, and steel
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