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Artist Mode, Michael
Title Lidded Vessel with natural top
Date 1987/ /
Home Location Mezz., Collection Area - Q1
Material Spalted elm burl, walnut
Height (in) 5
Diameter (in) 4.5
Credit line The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection, Center Purchase
Accession Number 1995.01.01.151P
Object ID Number 1995.01.01.151
Object Number OBJ 32
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Signed Name Michael Mode
Sig Loc Engraved on bottom
Inscription Text Engraved: Michael Mode 1987 Elm Burl
Notes Michael Mode's work begins with the natural world of wood in a tree and ends with the human world of beautiful and useful objects in the home. In this piece the natural surface of the lid clearly reminds us of the "tree-ness" of the material.
Sub-category Art