Bridge Handled Vessel x EMMA KOHLMANN

20.5 × 3.5 × 10 / Full Price, Perfect Condition

THE COLLABORATION:

We are honored to collaborate with Emma Kohlmann for our first capsule collection of illustrated forms. Painted in both our Brooklyn studio and in Emma's studio in Western Massachusetts, each piece contains embracing figurines, mythical objects, and botanical motifs colorfully portrayed across the white stoneware surface of each vessel. 25% of each sale will be donated to the South Bronx Mutual Aid.

ABOUT THE FORM:

The Bridge Handled Vessel is inspired by the bulbous belly and connecting arch that is commonly found in Pre-Columbian and Etruscan water vessels to act as a handle for easy carrying. A favorite from the original collection, and the inspiration for the majority of the additions and iterations in the 2020 collection.

Materials: Cast white stoneware, blue and black underglaze, clear glossy finish.

References

Photographs of Karl Blossfeldt's plant specimens, found in his book "Masterworks,” 1928.

"Naxos," a painting in a series of works inspired by Cy Twombly's keen interest in Greek Mythos, 1982.


"Gros oiseau visage noir" from Picasso's collection of painted ceramic vessels, fabricated during his time spent at the Madoura Pottery in Vallauris, France c. 1946. Christie’s Auction.

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