Smooth Spiral Bowl (W37)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

Smooth Spiral Bowl

Made in

Sutton Mandeville

Date

1980

Description

Dark Indian rosewood bowl, with a flat base and straight walls angling upwards.

Materials and techniques

A square board of Indian rosewood is sawn into a spiral; the bed of the band saw having been tilted to an angle so that the underside of one loop is perpendicular to the top side of the next loop in. The spirals are pulled through one another, glued and sanded. The bottom edge is planed flat and the base glued on.

Dimensions

height:  9.5cm
diameter:  31.5cm

Object number

W37

Category

  • Smooth Spiral Bowl, Jim Partridge, 1980, Crafts Council Collection: W37. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

Wales