Green turned burr oak bowl, 23 cm

£68.00

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This is one of a series of bowls that I turned from the wood of a big oak tree that fell in a garden during a gale. I turned the bowl to a finish while the timber was still full of sap. As it dried, the bowl warped and the shrinking grain developed a very tactile surface texture. There are areas of natural dark colour. It looks very organic, primitive and ancient, like a bowl that Tollund Man might have used. I gave it a tripod foot, to make sure it would remain stable while raising it a little above the table top. There are a number of small fissures.

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