“Rookwood for Mottahedeh” shapes

Three shapes for Rookwood/Mottahedeh

Illustrated here are three shapes that I created for Mottahedeh, part of a line of pieces produced by Rookwood Pottery Co.  These began as concept sketches developed with Wendy Kvalheim, president of Motthedeh. I turned the shapes and constructed the three "handles" in a way that allowed them to be cast, in place, rather than made a separate parts and assembled in production. After making the models, I made the original seven-part mold for each. Rookwood used these to make master patterns (cases) for production. 

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