The Drape Bowl is part of series of home accessories that are designed to look like a frozen pieces of cloth. The modelling was digitally done with physics-based cloth simulators.
Its a great looking little object that can be placed on any flat surface. Use it as an ash tray, a key holder , or even as a paper weight. This version is available multiple colors of Glazed Ceramic.
This version is available in Alumide and Strong & Flexible Plastic. You can find a Ceramic version over here :http://www.shapeways.com/model/627581/drape-bowl-ceramic.html