Tightwire

  • Bud Latven, Tightwire, 1989, Macassar ebony, pink ivory, holly and birch veneers, dye, sterling silver, and steel, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of George Peter Lamb and Lucy Scardino in memory of Natalie Rust Lamb, 1995.100.20, © 1989, Bud Latven

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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.

Title
Tightwire
Artist
Date
1989
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
13 x 7 1/2 x 6 1/2 in. (33.0 x 19.1 x 16.6 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of George Peter Lamb and Lucy Scardino in memory of Natalie Rust Lamb

Mediums
Mediums Description
Macassar ebony, pink ivory, holly and birch veneers, dye, sterling silver, and steel
Classifications
Keywords
  • Object – other – container
Object Number
1995.100.20
Palette
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