Watermelon Serving Bowl

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Melanie Mckenney

$60.00 $34.99

Melanie Mckenney created by

Melanie Mckenney

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Pretty in Pink

Artist Melanie Mckenney finds her inspiration in nature—not the typical flowers and trees, but in the abundant textures and colors of ordinary fruits and vegetables.



To create this perfectly pink slice of summer, she makes a slip-cast mold from an actual watermelon. She then recreates the detailed texture of its naturally formed rind in sturdy earthenware. To add even more delicious detail, she decorates each piece of functional art with vibrant, food-safe glazes.

Like its edible original, this generously sized watermelon bowl makes summer salads abound with seasonal fruits or vegetables sing! Handmade in Tonawanda, New York.

Due to the handmade nature of this item, each is unique and will vary.

Melanie Mckenney

created by

Melanie Mckenney

Melanie Mckenney originally hails from Buffalo, NY. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from nearby Alfred University in 2006, but continued her training through numerous workshops, including study at the Studio Arts Centers International in Florence, Italy. Melanie helped to run a non-profit ceramics program in Lexington, MA, before returning to Buffalo, where she lives with her husband, daughter, and two dogs.

Melanie finds the inspiration for her functional pottery in nature, and believes that capturing those natural forms in clay evokes a new appreciation for everyday objects. Often taken for granted, fruits and vegetables display a rich variety of shapes, colors, and textures. By casting directly from the actual fruit or vegetable, Melanie is able to capture these in detail. Her line of Vegetabowlsc has been in production since 2010, and she hopes to promote local farming, healthy eating, and an appreciation for handmade housewares.

Handmade Made in the USA
Made from
earthenware, food-safe glaze
Measurements
approx. 9.5" L x 7.75" W x 3.625" H; 50 oz. capacity
Notes
Dishwasher safe. Not recommended for microwave, oven or stovetop.
Item ID
23444

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WATERMELON SERVING BOWL
 
3.3

(based on 3 reviews)

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4.0

cute bowl

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from Miami, FL

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      Comments about WATERMELON SERVING BOWL:

      I thought it was so pretty ! I am giving it to my mom because she loves serving fruit. I think she will love it! Hope uncommongoods gets more in the inventory.

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      • Personal
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      • Yes
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      • Mother
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      • Christmas or Hanukkah

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      2.0

      Cute but Too Small to be a Serving Bowl

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      from stamford, ct

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      • Attractive Design
      • Cleans Easily

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          Comments about WATERMELON SERVING BOWL:

          This bowl is really attractive. Bought is for my mother in law to serve her famous fruit salad. However, it's really on good for serving two people. I didn't check the dimensions as it said serving bowl in the description. I am really disappointed as I love the design.

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          • Personal
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          • Yes
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          • Mother
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          • Mother’s Day

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          4.0

          Unique housewarming gift.

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          from Bethesda, MD

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              Comments about WATERMELON SERVING BOWL:

              I gave this as a housewarming gift and it was a big hit. Great for casual dining indoors or out.

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              • Personal
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              • Yes
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              • Other
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              • Other

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