This elegant hollow form was turned from a nicely figured piece of cherry (Prunus seritonia) root burl. This particular piece of wood has all kinds of character including several bark inclusions. The walls of this form are relatively thin giving it a light, delicate feel, but not so thin as to be fragile. The interior of the form is unfinished, and only lightly sanded, leaving an undulating surface from the hollowing tools. The bottom of the hollow form has been slightly dished to ensure that it will sit on a flat surface without rocking. Finished with Danish oil and buffed to a pleasant gloss, the finish enhances the wood and the subtle details while still providing that unmistakable feel of wood. Because this hollow form is turned form Cherry, it will only get darker and richer with time as it develops the deep patina that Cherry is so prized for. The perfect form to decorate your shelf or hold dry flowers on your dining room table.
This vase is for decorative purposes and is not intended for food, drink, or liquid of any kind.