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Emil Milan Sculptural Hand-Carved Bowl in Bissilon, 1960s



Sculptural, hand-carved vessel by American craftsman, Emil Milan (1922-85), executed in Bissilon, a species of mahogany native to Africa (and one that is approaching an endangered status). The wood hue is a deep, burnt sienna that is enhanced by the richly-patinated original finish. Engraved signature to the underside reads, "By Emilan Bissilon". Other examples of Milan's work available as well - - see last image and please visit Satyricon's storefront on 1stdibs.


  • Creator
    Emil Milan (Artist)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 2.5 in. (6.35 cm)Width: 12.5 in. (31.75 cm)Depth: 5.75 in. (14.61 cm)
  • Style
    American Craftsman (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses. Minor, expected signs of wear/age.
  • Seller Location
    Brooklyn, NY
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU882620304082

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  • Shipping
    $20 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to United States 0, arrives in 3-8 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Brooklyn, NY
  • Return Policy

    This item cannot be returned.

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