Vase

Media - 1995.100.13 - SAAM-1995.100.13_1 - 57001
Copied John Jordan, Vase, 1991, honey locust, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of George Peter Lamb and Lucy Scardino in memory of Natalie Rust Lamb, 1995.100.13

Artwork Details

Title
Vase
Artist
Date
1991
Location
Not on view
Dimensions
55 12 in. (12.814.0 cm) diam.
Credit Line
Gift of George Peter Lamb and Lucy Scardino in memory of Natalie Rust Lamb
Mediums
Mediums Description
honey locust
Classifications
Object Number
1995.100.13

Artwork Description

John Jordan used the large, sweeping grain of honey locust wood to inspire Vase. The spherical shape complements the circle of lightly colored wood and bands of darker tones. Jordan has applied tightly turned rings of texture around the piece to emphasize its rounded form.

Luce Object Quote
"There is a great deal of emotion involved in making these pieces: anticipation, excitement, and sometimes frustration and disappointment. When the work goes well, my hand and eye seem to be guided by feelings rather than thoughts." John Jordan, American Craft, 1990