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Artist Hunter, William
Title Rio Dunes
Date 1988/ /
Material Cocobolo rosewood
Height (in) 17
Diameter (in) 11
Credit line The Center for Art in Wood Museum Collection, Donated by Dr. Irving Lipton
Accession Number 1995.01.01.101G
Object ID Number 1995.01.01.101
Object Number OBJ 45
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Sub-category Art
Signed Name Wm Hunter
Sig Loc Engraved on bottom
Inscription Text Engraved: #786 "Rio Dunes" cocobolo Wm Hunter
Notes William Hunter combines turning and carving to create this art nouveau style vase; one of the largest he has turned. Hunter is a veteran among contemporary turners. His work began with carving briar pipes, a skill which still influences his work.