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Alison Starr - untitled bowl

Alison Starr - bowl
3 inches high x 8.5 inches diameter

I'd given James Michael and Alison Starr some grapefruit my father grew and hand-picked just a few days before. They're wonderful — the best grapefruit in the world. And Alison gave me this beautiful bowl. I was bowled over, no pun intended.

The shape and basics of the bowl are simple. The incised design is complex and color contrasting. Together, it is a beautiful bowl. I'm a big fan of simple, practical and beautiful. This works.

Story and photograph by J R Compton.
Copyright 2006 by J R Compton. All Rights Reserved.
No Reproduction in any medium without specific
written permission. E-mail J R.

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