“Conquistador” - Honduras Rosewood Burl – 16 x 8 x 7 - A powerful new
work evoking a helmet with the bowl and bowl rim shape. This spoon has
power and seems to dominate its surroundings - the wood is exceptionally
rich – the bowl is totally burl with the pronounced rim all straight
grain – the handle is largely burl with some curving straight grain
around the terminal handle ball. Photography by Jim Osborn.
My thanks to Renwick Gallery Curator, Nicholas Bell, for choosing
Conquistador. Gift of Fleur S. Bresler, S. Bruce and Eleanor Heister,
Patricia A. McCauley, James L. Pavitt and Carolyn K. Stettner, and
Kenneth Spitzbard. I am grateful to each of these collectors for their
contribution toward the purchase of Conquistador.