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dc.contributor.advisorGetty, Nilda C. Fernández
dc.contributor.authorAmador, Susan
dc.contributor.committeememberDormer, James T.
dc.contributor.committeememberFahey, Patrick G.
dc.contributor.committeememberValdez, Norberto
dc.date.accessioned2007-01-03T05:03:48Z
dc.date.available2007-01-03T05:03:48Z
dc.date.submitted1999
dc.description1999 Spring.
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographical references.
dc.description.abstractSilver tableware contains the surfaces and familiar cognitive references ripe for story telling with relief, developed by chasing and repousse. The elitist connotations present in the material attract the viewer into close proximity to the work and functionality fosters an intimate relationship. The human tendency towards rituals surrounding ingesting ceremonial food and spiritually elevating drugs devise ingenious accouterments that signal entry into the ritual space, tableware being one of indicators of access. The tableware in this thesis work present allegories with diverse content, from direct, intimate function to paradox. Personal experiences, widespread in their commonality, embody a narrative significance that relates to the holloware form chosen for the particular relief images. As John Keats said "A man's life of any worth is a continual allegory-and very few eyes can see the mystery of his life ... "
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dc.identifier1999_Spring_Amador_Susan.pdf
dc.identifierETDF1999600011ARTa
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10217/86834
dc.languageEnglish
dc.publisherColorado State University. Libraries
dc.relation.ispartof1980-1999 - CSU Theses and Dissertations
dc.rightsCopyright of the original work is retained by the author.
dc.subject.lcshSilverwork
dc.titleAllegory and metaphor in tableware
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thesis.degree.disciplineArt
thesis.degree.grantorColorado State University
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)


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