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“Pod” - Amboyna Burl Spoon – Indonesia - 11 x 4 x 4.5 - Wood purchased from Dan Kvitka in the late 1990s - this is glorious Amboyna burl with rich heart sap transition – the form is a hybrid of many seed pods I’ve seen – divided containers with pockets - I didn’t see it as I was working but after the fact I see a dancer on tip – toes also – sometimes the subconscious is at work as well.  Photography by Jim Osborn


This spoon was part of special Collectors of Wood Art Exhibition at the 2018 SOFA Show (Sculpture Objects Functional Art & Design) at the Navy Pier, Chicago, IL , November 1-4.
"Pod" was for sale at $4400 - SOLD.

Collectors of Wood Art - Wood: 25 years of Innovation
In conjunction with the 25th anniversary of SOFA CHICAGO, the Collectors of Wood Art have identified some of the most innovative artists working in wood over the past twenty-five years. All of the artists were selected for their unique, innovative techniques and the groundwork they laid for others to follow. Thirty-five talented artisans; including furniture makers, sculptors, carvers and turners; have joined together to showcase the amazing things that are possible with the medium of wood.



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