Dragon Tree Bowl 1930

Designed by John Paul Cooper and made in his workshop at Betsom’s Hill, Westerham, Kent.

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Art work details

Year of production :
John Paul Cooper
Dimensions :
H. 6.3, diam. 8.5cm
Credit Line :

Silver with chased decoration.

Marked ‘J Paul Cooper’ and ‘JPC’, London, 1930-31.

In 1930 Cooper went on holiday to the Canary Islands. There he sketched the distinctive bark of the dragon tree. On his return to England he developed his sketches into the abstract repetitive pattern on this bowl.

Purchased in 1975.