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The King Isosceles 37 inch Sculptural Firebowl

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The King Isosceles firebowl embodies an intriguing geometric aesthetic within the deep curves cut into its profile. The lines of the King Isosceles speak of a pleasing simplicity, a clean and subtle elegance. These lines are a symbol of reason and rigor, of comfort and symmetry, of civilization built on classical forms and knowledge.

Western culture has long held the austere beauty of Euclidean geometry to be a glimpse into an otherworldly system of perfection and certainty, even as its proofs are grounded solidly in the natural laws of the material world.

As a sculptor, I'm fascinated by form, volume and geometry. The simplest designs are often the most difficult to get right— they must meet a higher standard of perfection than organic forms, as any error immediately draws the eye. For me, art is best when it overlaps myth and math, symbol and science, form and function.

Abraham Lincoln was known to read Euclid's Geometry by candlelight, convinced its mathematical proofs would quicken his logic and oratory in the courtroom. The King Isosceles firebowl is a modernist homage to this classical approach to eloquence, and my hope is that it will inspire your stories told round the blaze.

Sculptural Firebowls handmade by artist John T. Unger are luxury fire features valued for exceptional craftsmanship, beauty and design. American made firepits, hand cut from recycled steel, John T. Unger’s Sculptural Firebowls have been featured in The New York Times, HGTV and DIY Network. John T. Unger was the first artist to create firebowls in this style and has shipped over 1500 firebowls to all 50 states and over 15 countries.

King Isosceles 37 inch Dimensions: 33" point-to-point, 22" high overall, base is 12" in diameter. Weight: 110 pounds. Thickness: 37 inch Sculptural Firebowls are cut from quarter inch steel, TEN TIMES thicker than mass-produced fire pits.

Material: Sculptural Firebowls are hand made from recycled American made High-Strength, Low-Alloy, Cold-Rolled Steel.

Propane and Natural Gas:
Sculptural Firebowls are suitable for wood, propane or natural gas and ship ready-to-fit for clean-burning propane or natural gas. Gas upgrade kits are sold separately by Steven Stegall at FireCrystals. Steven has designed an easy-to-install, drop-in kit for gas conversion. To order call Steven at 866.875.6615.

Free White Glove Delivery:
Your Sculptural Firebowl arrives on a delivery truck with a lift gate. A two man team will unpack your firebowl, place it in your location of choice, assemble it for you and remove all packaging when finished.

Price includes shipping for US orders and Canada, excluding Alaska and Hawaii.

You can experience the King Isosceles at:

Cafe Adobe, Houston TX
Wichita WaterWalk, Wichita KS
The King Isosceles firebowl embodies an intriguing geometric aesthetic within the deep curves cut into its profile. The lines of the King Isosceles speak of a pleasing simplicity, a clean and subtle elegance. These lines are a symbol of reason and rigor, of comfort and symmetry, of civilization built on classical forms and knowledge.

Western culture has long held the austere beauty of Euclidean geometry to be a glimpse into an otherworldly system of perfection and certainty, even as its proofs are grounded solidly in the natural laws of the material world.

As a sculptor, I'm fascinated by form, volume and geometry. The simplest designs are often the most difficult to get right— they must meet a higher standard of perfection than organic forms, as any error immediately draws the eye. For me, art is best when it overlaps myth and math, symbol and science, form and function.

Abraham Lincoln was known to read Euclid's Geometry by candlelight, convinced its mathematical proofs would quicken his logic and oratory in the courtroom. The King Isosceles firebowl is a modernist homage to this classical approach to eloquence, and my hope is that it will inspire your stories told round the blaze.

Sculptural Firebowls handmade by artist John T. Unger are luxury fire features valued for exceptional craftsmanship, beauty and design. American made firepits, hand cut from recycled steel, John T. Unger’s Sculptural Firebowls have been featured in The New York Times, HGTV and DIY Network. John T. Unger was the first artist to create firebowls in this style and has shipped over 1500 firebowls to all 50 states and over 15 countries.

King Isosceles 37 inch Dimensions: 33" point-to-point, 22" high overall, base is 12" in diameter. Weight: 110 pounds. Thickness: 37 inch Sculptural Firebowls are cut from quarter inch steel, TEN TIMES thicker than mass-produced fire pits.

Material: Sculptural Firebowls are hand made from recycled American made High-Strength, Low-Alloy, Cold-Rolled Steel.

Propane and Natural Gas:
Sculptural Firebowls are suitable for wood, propane or natural gas and ship ready-to-fit for clean-burning propane or natural gas. Gas upgrade kits are sold separately by Steven Stegall at FireCrystals. Steven has designed an easy-to-install, drop-in kit for gas conversion. To order call Steven at 866.875.6615.

Free White Glove Delivery:
Your Sculptural Firebowl arrives on a delivery truck with a lift gate. A two man team will unpack your firebowl, place it in your location of choice, assemble it for you and remove all packaging when finished.

Price includes shipping for US orders and Canada, excluding Alaska and Hawaii.

You can experience the King Isosceles at:

Cafe Adobe, Houston TX
Wichita WaterWalk, Wichita KS

Reviews

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(24)
Reviewed by Nicole Nelson
5 out of 5 stars
Nov 11, 2015
This is absolutely stunning! We love it so much and feel honored to enjoy this art under many moons. Thank you John!
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5 out of 5 stars
Sep 29, 2011
Arrived today. What an incredible, commanding piece of functional art.
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5 out of 5 stars
Aug 22, 2011
It's so beautiful! We're really pleased. Thanks so much for adding to the beauty of our backyard renovation.
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Reviewed by Anonymous
5 out of 5 stars
Nov 5, 2010
Absolutely fantastic!! This firebowl is wonderful and will be the perfect addition to my New Orleans garden. Can't wait to use it.
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That said, in a decade of artmaking and with over 1400 firebowls sold, I have never had an unsatisfied customer desirous of a return.

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The King Isosceles 37 inch Sculptural Firebowl

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Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: recycled steel, Steel, Rust finish
  • Feedback: 24 reviews
  • Favorited by: 422 people
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