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Vessel (Arroyo series)

Michael J. Peterson (American, born in 1952)

Object Place: Edmonds, Washington, United States


Height x diameter: 17.8 x 29.2 cm (7 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Burl maple

Not On View


Americas, Contemporary Art


Wood Carvings / Turnings

Turned hollow maple burl of inverted mushroom-cap shape, with irregular jagged indentations on sides, two of which pierce the vessel wall, pronounced grain, and egg-shaped opening at top; surface carved, sandblasted, and bleached to an off-white; inscribed on bottom, “M Peterson 92.”

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Devens and The Seminarians