Hand-thrown creamy glazed stoneware vessel with small lines incised on the body of the piece and a bundle of willow twigs held in loops on the rim.
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The piece is made from speckled stoneware and thrown on the potter’s wheel. A layer of porcelain slip is painted onto the surface and, when dry, small repetitive marks are incised through the slip to reveal the stoneware clay beneath. Small clay loops are then rolled by hand and added to the rim. The vessel is high-fired to 1270c with a softly speckled crackle glaze on the surface giving the vessel a creamy tone. After being fired, a bundle of willow twig are held in porcelain loops on the rim.
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 addition of willow, twigs and other natural materials in my collection further connects my work to the local landscape and, for me, represents a connection to place and an enduring sense of home and belonging. The incised markings are inspired by the lines and textures of woven wool blankets.
|Dimensions||11.5 × 15 cm|
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