Deborah Sawyer
Hub Bowl
2003
Cast bronze
4" X 10" X 10"
$60
I made a plaster cast of a VW hubcap that I found in the junkyard. When the wax cast was still warm, I formed it into a bowl shape and dripped wax on the bottom for texture. I made a rubber mold of the finished wax, then made multiple castings both in bronze and aluminum. This Hub Bowl pictured here is a bronze cast with a cupric nitrate patina.
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