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B/V Bowl

This is a bowl. It is dated 1988 and we acquired it in 1989. Its medium is cast polyester resin, glazed porcelain. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

Bart Guldemond and Vincent de Rijk worked together, experimenting with new techniques in bonding various materials to ceramics. They eventually succeeded in enveloping a ceramic bowl with polyester resin. The contrast in materials is heightened by the use of complementary colors.

It is credited Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.

Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.

Its dimensions are

H x diam.: 12.5 × 25 cm (4 15/16 × 9 13/16 in.)

It has the following markings

Marks: On underside of porcelain: "2-89" and "[line crossed by half-moon] mark / B V (maker's mark)."

Cite this object as

B/V Bowl; Netherlands; cast polyester resin, glazed porcelain; H x diam.: 12.5 × 25 cm (4 15/16 × 9 13/16 in.); Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund; 1989-72-1

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.

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