Atomic Vase

Karl Scheid

4h x 8w x 8d inches

SCK014

1988

Description

Inventory Number SCK014

Size 4h x 8w x 8d inches

Material Glazed stoneware

Country of Origin Germany

Year Made 1988

Karl Scheid’s Atomic Vase takes the shape of a nuclear mushroom cloud, the flat bottom of the work turning at a right angle and forming a half circle that balances precariously on a small, rounded foot. The two rounded faces of this half-circle vase meet at a seam so that the piece is much wider than it is deep. A geometric design of parallel and perpendicular lines, interesting in and of itself for its asymmetrical regularity, is made further remarkable in its complementary palette of navy blue and burnt orange.

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