This open segmented vessel contains 264 pieces of Walnut and 49 pieces of Birch, both are domestic woods from the USA. The vessel starts with the pattern drafted on paper, number of pieces and angle of each piece is determined. Each piece is cut and sanded at the precise angle to make a circle for that particular layer. The circles are stacked and after curing the piece is shaped on the inside and out by turning on a lathe. After turning it is sanded and a multi step durable food safe finish is applied.
The vessel has many distinguishing attributes: open segmented wood turning is far more interesting, the positioning of the wood provides great movement, the grain of the woods are amazing and accent each other, and very delicate appearing. Due to the grain of the wood no two are a like, making each piece "one of a kind".
It is signed, dated and numbered adding value as a piece of art.
This vessel will be a beautiful addition to your table or mantel. It would aslo be an amazing anniversary gift.
If it appears dry or feels dry apply mineral oil and buff with a microfiber cloth.
11.5" dia. x 7.5"H.