Cantaloupe Bowl

By Vegetabowls

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Ceramic bowl made from slip-cast molds of real fruits/vegetables.

  • Made in the USA: Buffalo, NY
  • Care: Dishwasher safe
  • As each bowl is unique, allow for 0.25" - 0.5" difference in dimensions
  • Dimensions: 6" x 5" x 2.25"
  • Weight: 1 lb.

3 Reviews (5 out of 5 Grommets)

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Love These Bowls

1/13/2017 by Page

These are the coolest bowls I've seen in sometime. We enjoy using them for salads, fruit and cereal. Good size for single servings and just neat to hold. Thank YouMore > < Less


perfect summer bowl!

6/1/2014 by emma

I bought this for my husband and he loves it. Now I have to get one! Nice size for fruit salad.


Love this bowl!

6/10/2013 by Kathy

I absolutely love the cantalope bowl! The color and texture are true and it's just a delight to look at! And very well made. I want to get the remaining set.More > < Less

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About Vegetabowls

Please Don’t Eat the Art

Most artwork is meant to be viewed, not filled with food. But a Vegetabowl isn’t like most artwork. It’s meant to be touched, filled, eaten out of, and enjoyed -- and it’s designed to stand up to the handling.

The creator is Melanie Mckenney, who made her first fruit-shaped bowl while teaching a ceramics class about slip-casting and plaster mold-making. Melanie wanted to demonstrate the level of detail you can achieve, and she chose a cantaloupe for its unique texture. When her husband Justin, a glassblower, saw the demo bowl, he encouraged Melanie to make more, and the duo wound up in business together.

Melanie and Justin’s earthenware bowls are slip-casted from molds they make using real fruits and vegetables, then painted to look as realistic as possible. It’s a very hands-on, time-consuming process to get the shape, color and texture just right.

Vegetabowls are captivating on their own, but we think they’re even more impressive in action. What better container for eating grapefruit than a playful grapefruit Vegetabowl? A fruit salad seems destined for the uncannily realistic cantaloupe Vegetabowl, and the quirky cabbage Vegetabowl is a no-brainer for coleslaw and salads.

Vegetabowls can hold hot and cold beverages, and they’re safe for the dishwasher. With art like this, we’ll never forget our fruits and veggies.