What is this?
A fluted oval raised silver fruit bowl with matte finish, engraved with a monogram on the sides, all on a with a raised fluted oval foot that splays out from the bowl.
Why is this important?
The fluted sides of Hoffmann’s raised silver bowl mimic the channels on the Ionic and Corinthian marble columns of Greek temples. Hand-hammered marks from raising the bowl from a sheet of silver create a contemporary feel while simultaneously reflecting classical aesthetics.
This object has been included in the following exhibitions: