A flower-shaped nut bowl celebrates the sunflower. Symbolic of hope, optimism, and aspiration, it is a flower that is ordinarily represented with bright yellows in sweetly romanticized renditions. This interpretation expresses a less conventional view of the flower. Inspired by the more earnest and frenetic spirit of Vincent Van Gogh's legendary paintings, Michael Aram chose to embody the contorted, almost threatening beauty of the bloom as it transitions through each stage of its existence.
- Handcrafted of oxidized and gold-tone metal.
- Hand wash.
- 5.5"Dia. x 2"T.
About Michael Aram:
American artist Michael Aram studied art in New York in the late 1980s before traveling to India on an inspirational journey, where he discovered a rich metalworking tradition that inspired his turn toward handcrafted design. Michael Aram established a home and workshop in New Delhi, where he began crafting objects ranging from tableware to furniture, all of which reflect the hand of the artisan. The tension of line, form, and meaning is a distinguishing characteristic of Aram's extraordinary designs, inspiring thoughtful appreciation and bringing a sense of ceremony in their day-to-day use. Each Michael Aram piece is handmade, so no two items are exactly alike.