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May 18, 2012

Bud vase

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

Bud vase

Bud vase made from hammered sheet copper.  The vase has a triangular base and three arms shaped and angled to hold a glass vial.  Made as an occupational therapy project by Joseph Kontek of Saint Paul, Minnesota, while at the U.S. 29th General Hospital at Fort Snelling during World War I.

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