“The idea behind my Emperor Bowl series is based on an ancient pottery form, designed to hold one flower.  I find that Asian-influenced forms lend themselves well to my coloration style, and the Emperor Bowl lends itself particularly well to the magnification of my optics, which is an important component of my work.”
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
       
 
 
Lacquer Red, 7 x 6.5 x 6.5 in
Hand blown, free form glass off the pipe, colored with multiple layers of clear glass and red glass powder to create sharp and distinctive optics. The coloration is finished with a band composed of seven glass powders producing “brush stroke” striations. Cut and polished top.