Nutmeg

Alexander de Vol
£250
Nutmeg, by wood artist Alexander de Vol, is a stoneware vessel which forms part of an ongoing investigation into the material properties of wood, ceramic and metal. This rare, one-off, piece specifically explores the perceived value of organic and synthetic material in art, design and manufacturing. Using a uniquely mixed stoneware clay to build his form, Alexander’s expert touch exemplifies the dynamic relationship between material and maker.


Material: St Ives Stoneware
Dimensions: Height: 18cm, Length: 15.5cm, Width: 15.5cm
Care Instructions: Dust with a dry cloth.
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Process

Thrown on the wheel from a unique mix of stoneware clay bodies, Alexander masterfully builds his form before firing at a high temperature until vitrified.
The Maker Alexander de Vol Wood Artist - North West England

Alexander de Vol is a designer, artist and maker whose work investigates the material properties of wood and their transferal into other materials. Alexander uses a mix of traditional casting methods and new technologies to document the natural behavior and movement of the vessels which he crafts from 'green wood', while taking care to preserve the features he feels are aesthetically synonymous with the material's origin. Alongside his artistic practice, Alexander lectures in design at the University of Central Lancashire and his work has been featured in numerous exhibitions, including Burberry’s Makers House in London.