User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Spiral Vessel

Start collecting

Turned bowl of a spherical shape consisting of eight carved, lobed sections that begin at the rim and expand and contract with shape of vessel. The surface has been lightly hammered to create a softly modulated effect.

Signed

Incised with pencil, "John Jordan / '99"

Provenance

Purchased as Director's Choice at the 1999 Crafts at the CAstle exhibition, Boston, Massachusetts.

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds contributed by Henry H. Hoyt, Jr., in honor of Jonathan L. Fairbanks

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1999

Object Place

Antioch, Tennessee, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 31 x 38.1 cm (12 3/16 x 15 in.)

Accession Number

2000.550

Medium or Technique

Turned, carved, textured cherry

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Wood Carvings / Turnings