Untitled

  • Donald Jower, Untitled, 1992, wheel-thrown and hand-built ceramic, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of MCI, 2001.89.16A-B

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Donald Jower used two different ceramic processes to create this piece. He threw the base on a wheel, then hand built the top section by weaving asymmetrical strips. The symmetrical shape and dark color of the base help to emphasize irregularities in the top's form and glaze. The use of gold highlights, along with the weaving, evokes Asian latticework or a Spanish hair comb, both major cultural influences in San Francisco, where Jower was born and continues to live today.

Title
Untitled
Artist
Date
1992
On View
Dimensions
22 1/8 x 7 5/8 x 6 1/4 in. (56.2 x 19.4 x 16.0 cm)
Credit Line

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Gift of MCI

Mediums
Mediums Description
wheel-thrown and hand-built ceramic
Classifications
Object Number
2001.89.16A-B
Palette
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