Mokume Bowl (M14)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Mokume Bowl

Made in

Camberwell

Date

1979

Description

Round metal bowl with very dark oxidisation, revealing numerous laminations of copper, silver, red brass and nickel silver.

Materials and techniques

Sixty-four laminations of copper, silver, gilding metal (red brass) and nickel silver. The whole piece is oxidised. Metals soldered together, twisted and distorted to expose the various layers, forged flat and then raised.

Dimensions

height:  4cm
diameter:  8.6cm

Object number

M14

Category

  • Mokume Bowl, Alistair McCallum, 1979, Crafts Council Collection: M14.

Maker's statement

This bowl is one of a series that I have made, whilst exploring and perfecting the technique of mokume.