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The title Need To Breathe comes from a thought that sometime a small mouthed vessel needs more holes to allow the piece to breathe. Maybe it imparts a certain lightness as opposed to a completely closed shape. I think it works, what do you think?
Turned from Mulberry (I am told) it is about 150 mm (6″) dia. The contrast between the heart and the sap wood really adds to the piece.