Ash Burl Bowl
Northeast America, ca. 1800.
Colonial made, lathe turned. Ash burl with beautiful original complex dry unfinished surface with graduated interior (lighter at the rim and darker within). Rich nutty brown color. Tab or lug handles, scarcely found on a round bowl. Diameter about 13 ½ inches x 4 deep. Superior condition, form, surface.
Provenance includes Bill Samaha, Olde Hope, Don Olson, private New York State collection.