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Artist Gilson, Giles
Title Gum Metal, Black Bowl Form
Date 1985/03/
Home Location Mezz., Collection Area - M1
Material Mahogany, laquer, flocking
Height (in) 5
Diameter (in) 11
Credit line The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection, Donated by Dr. Irving Lipton
Accession Number 1995.01.01.064G
Object ID Number 1995.01.01.064
Object Number OBJ 116
Category 4: T&E For Materials
Signed Name Giles Gilson
Sig Loc Engraved on bottom
Inscription Text Engraved: Giles Gilson 3/85
Notes Giles Gilson is a master of many crafts and skills. He combines multiple materials and processes to create both simple and complex forms. Gilson's exploration of the use of pearlescent paints and flocking has made him a pioneer in the revival of the painted turned form.
Sub-category Food Service T&E