Molten Sculptural Bowl

A sculptural bowl of flowing, hand blown glass is draped over the gnarled root of a gamal tree.

$135.00

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This stunning, art glass vase seems to bridge different worlds: natural and manmade; earthy and refined; practical and otherworldly.

The base is the gnarled root of a gamal tree. Quick growing but relatively short-lived, gamal trees are used by farmers in Indonesia as live fencing. New saplings grow in to replace the older growth, and local artisans have discovered ways to use the intricate beauty of their roots.

Here, those roots are draped with a hand blown glass vessel, which takes on a unique, organic form as it cradles into the nooks and ridges of its new base. On its own, the piece is a striking, sculptural accent for any room, but it can be put to use as well. It provides an eye-catching setting for cut flowers or a one-of-a-kind wine decanter. Because of the nature of the materials, no two will ever be the same. Handmade in Indonesia.

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ID

Made in Indonesia

Handmade Recycled
Made from
glass, reclaimed gamal wood
Measurements
Sizes may vary; 9.8" L x 11" W x 11.8" H - 11.8" L x 11.8" W x 11.8" H
Care
Hand wash glass bowl.
Notes
Due to handmade nature and materials used, variance in shape and size is to be expected.
Item ID
24169

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Economy shipping:
within 8 days, arriving no later than the 9th business day after the order was placed.
Standard shipping:
within 4 days, arriving 5 business days after the order was placed.
Preferred shipping:
within 2 days, arriving 3 business days after the order was placed.
Expedited shipping:
within 1 day, arriving 2 business days after the order was placed.
Express shipping:
will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.

Please note: This item is not available to ship outside of the U.S.

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UncommonGoodsMolten Sculptural Bowl
 
4.4

(based on 64 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (44)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (6)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Unique (47)
  • Attractive (45)
  • Bright (11)
  • Durable (10)
  • Visually pleasing (5)

Cons

  • Delicate (4)
  • Too small (3)

Best Uses

  • Gifts (43)
  • Living room (36)
  • Office (25)
  • Kitchen (13)
  • Display (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (38), High-end shopper (13), Budget shopper (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes (47), No (15)
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or hanukkah (22), Other (17), Anniversary (8), Birthday (8), Valentine’s day (4)

Reviewed by 64 customers

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5.0

love my piece!!

By 

from fall river, ma

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Visually Pleasing

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Home

    Comments about UncommonGoods Molten Sculptural Bowl:

    looks great in my living room, love the natural look

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes
    • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
    • Christmas or Hanukkah

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    5.0

    Perfect

    By 

    from Boston, MA

    About Me Looking To Fill Space

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Unifies Environment
    • Visually Pleasing

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home

      Comments about UncommonGoods Molten Sculptural Bowl:

      This was a 5 year wedding anniversary gift and they loved it. No issues or complaints from them. They didn't mention any of the "flaws" that other reviewers have mentioned.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • Yes
      • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
      • Anniversary

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      5.0

      Will be great for my Dad who has everything!

      By 

      from Nashville, TN

      About Me Gift giver to someone who has everything, Looking To Fill Space

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Very upscale decorative piece
      • Visually Pleasing

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Display
        • Gifts
        • Home

        Comments about UncommonGoods Molten Sculptural Bowl:

        I love it and am very excited to give it as a gift.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • Yes
        • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
        • Christmas or Hanukkah

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        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Design of the one I received was only "so-so"

        By 

        from Southern California

        About Me Collector

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Visually Pleasing

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Display

          Comments about UncommonGoods Molten Sculptural Bowl:

          I loved the photos that are on the website, but the design of the one I received was only so-so... not nearly as well designed as the sample images. :(

          • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
          • Anniversary

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          5.0

          Loved it

          By 

          from Dubai, UAE

          About Me Collector, Decorator

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy to Install
          • Visually Pleasing

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Display

            Comments about UncommonGoods Molten Sculptural Bowl:

            Perfect size and proportions for me. Glass had bubbles and imperfect which I think add to the charm and rustic-ness(?) of the piece.

            • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
            • Other

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            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Very small

            By 

            from Midland, tx

            About Me Midrange Shopper

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Design
            • Unique

            Cons

            • Too Small

            Best Uses

              Comments about UncommonGoods Molten Sculptural Bowl:

              The bowl is pretty but much smaller than I anticipated. The measurements that were given that the bowl dimensions should fall between we're not accurate. It is about an inch smaller in length, width, and height. The bowl is nice looking but does not serve the purpose nor the location I intended. If you want a small bowl, this would work, but I have seen many in the size I received for a cheaper price.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              My friend loved it!!!!

              By 

              from Daytona Beach, FL

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Bright
              • Unique

              Cons

              • Delicate

              Best Uses

              • Gifts
              • Living Room
              • Office

              Comments about UncommonGoods Molten Sculptural Bowl:

              I bought this for a friend knowing that she would absolutely love it...and I was not wrong. It was her favorite gift this year by far (according to her). I had hoped she could could put a fish in it, but she was concerned about the cleaning and she really didn't want to ruin it somehow. The product delivered promptly and packaged very carefully. I really have nothing bad to say about the bowl honestly.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Birthday

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              looks great

              By 

              from Tahoe

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Unique

              Cons

              • No Cons At This Time

              Best Uses

              • Gifts

              Comments about UncommonGoods Molten Sculptural Bowl:

              The Molten sculptural bowl is a work of art. We purchased it as a feng shui piece that was going to go in an area of the house guests seldom see. But we like the bowl so much we decided to keep it on our dining table. We are very happy with our purchase.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Other

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              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Close, but not quite there yet.

              By 

              from Los Angeles

              About Me High-end Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Unique

              Cons

              • Low Quality

              Best Uses

              • Gifts

              Comments about UncommonGoods Molten Sculptural Bowl:

              I completely understand the random nature of this object. Depending on the root chosen for the base, some will be pleased with the item, some may be less so. I like the fact that it is entirely unique, so I have no beef with that. I cannot say the same where it comes to the quality of the glass. It's pitted, and has bubbles, there are even marks where (I assume) tongs were used. It makes it look cheap. I guess at this price point I shouldn't expect Waterford Crystal, but I was expecting something a little less rough hewn.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • Yes
              • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
              • Anniversary

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Unique and beautiful

              By 

              from Beckley, WV

              About Me Midrange Shopper

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Beautiful
              • Center Piece
              • Conversation starter

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Centerpiece
                • Display

                Comments about UncommonGoods Molten Sculptural Bowl:

                Very unique and beautiful piece. No two are identical, the bubbles and small flaws in the glass add to the character and overall quality of this.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes
                • For what occasion did you purchase this product?:
                • Christmas or Hanukkah

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