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Single Stem Vessel

16 × 4.5 × 4.5

The Single Stem Vessel is inspired by the arching neck of Pre-Columbian stirrup water vessels, but elongated and punctured to run a single stem though the center. This vessel is the foundation of the Permanent Collection of Vessels, which was designed around complimenting this form. It is intended to highlight a simple, willowy stem or vine's simplicity and elegance, and can also be used to hold a thin tapered candle. The Tall Single Stem Vessel has a 1” hole through the belly.

Materials: Cast white stoneware, matte warm white glaze with slight crackle to surface. Smooth to touch.

References

Single Stem Vessel at home with @jess.hannah

Chavin Stirrup Pot depicting lacuma fruit, Peru. 1000 BC - 0 AD

Moche Stirrup Pot 600-700 AD. Stirrup vessels have been used across South and Central America as water vessels, their arching necks allowing for easy carrying and thin spouts keeping water cool within. This particular vessel encountered in the Metropolitan Museum of Art was the seed for the first Single Stem Vessel in 2017, which has become the foundation for the Permanent Collection.


Swirl Stirrup Vessel, Peru. From an exhibition of peruvian pottery in Barcelona.

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