Hand-thrown porcelain vessel with porcelain slip layers painted in loose gestures, along with subtle drawn markings and markings left by seeds on the surface.
This piece is made from white porcelain, thrown on the potter’s wheel. Black porcelain slip is added to the surface and large round seeds scattered across the surface which burn away in the firing. White porcelain slip is layered over the top to create a veil of layered tones and additional markings are made by hand. The vessel is high-fired to 1270c with a satin glaze on the inside but left unglazed on the outside to show the colour and leave it with a soft matt surface.
The work is inspired by the colours and tones of the Sussex landscape where the flint and chalk fields of the South Downs provide a distinctive backdrop. The dandelion seeds were collected from my garden over the summer and leave subtle decorative marks.
|Dimensions||10.5 × 10.5 cm|
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