Beauty In Simple Things, #2

I love the way the back rim of this bowl starts to blend into the background. I’m not sure what this particular bowl is used for, but I’ve seen them all through the hospital. One, holding bloody surgical instruments after a surgery; another holding water used to wipe the face of a woman in labor; and another, in a remote health center, again holding surgical instruments—instruments doused with alcohol and set afire to sterilize them. Such a simple item, so many uses, polished by so many hands.

This is the second post in my series Beauty In Simple Things. Take a look at the first post in the series here.

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2 Comments

  1. Carl Baugher November 30, 2015 at 6:04 am #

    I like this one. A very austere quality. Reminds me of a visual motif from an Ozu film.

    • Jon Witsell November 30, 2015 at 9:46 am #

      Thanks for the thoughtful comment, Carl.

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