John Jordan | Elements Jar, 2020

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John Jordan | Elements Jar, 2020
650.00USD+ applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2021 Jul 17 @ 20:39UTC-4 : AST/EDT
John Jordan | Cane Ridge, Tennessee
Elements Jar, 2020
Maple, graphite, copper, steel
6 x 6 x 6 inches | 15.24 x 15.24 x 15.24 cm

In Japan, the classical Chinese elements, wu xing, are prominent. These are Wood (Ki), Fire (Hi), Earth (Tsuchi), Metal (Kin), and Water (Mizu). Also, the materials of the piece represent three elements of the periodic table-iron (steel), copper, and carbon (graphite). The Kanji symbols on the jar represent wood, and metal.

John Jordan is a woodturner from Cane Ridge (Nashville), Tennessee. Known primarily for his textured and carved hollow vessels. His work has received numerous awards, and is in the permanent collections of many museums and corporations, including the Renwick Gallery of the Smithsonian, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, the American Craft Museum in New York City, the White House in Washington, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Mint Museum of Craft + Design in Charlotte, the Fine Arts Museum in Boston, and the Detroit Institute of the Arts, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, England.

Instagram: johnjordanwoodturning

Categories: Sculpture, Woodturning, Contemporary Craft, Wood Art