The Paper Vase

Year: 2007
Materials: paper, wood glue
Dimensions: Type 1 / 300x250x250 mm, Type 2 / 300x250x250 mm, Type 3 / 300x250x250 mm, Type 4 / 250x250x250 mm, Type 5 / 200x250x250 mm
Collection: Museum Boijmans van Beuningen / Type 3
Edition: 10 pieces per each type



Type 1

 Type 4

Type 4

Type 2

 Type 5

Type 5

Type 3


Each vase has its own unique copper plate with an etched number.

The detail of the ghost image on the interior side of the vase. Note: the paper naturally changes color over years becoming more warm bone white. 

Master woodturner at work (Joost Kramer).


 There are approx. 700 prints like this in each vase glued one by one on top of each. The prints comes out as a shadow images on the outer surface of vases.

There are approx. 700 prints like this in each vase glued one by one on top of each. The prints comes out as a shadow images on the outer surface of vases.

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 Technical views of the set.

Technical views of the set.