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   BRAIDED HANDLE TEAPOT


 

Braided handle on wheel-thrown teapot.

  • Teapot made of terra cotta clay.
  • Wheel thrown body and braided handle.
  • Additional carving of the clay for the handle was done in its leather-hard state, an effect achieved for the first time for me.
  • The wheel-thrown lid was also carved to match the configuration of the handle.
  • Air-brushed and Dremel drilled design.
  • Construction sequence: Fired initially to cone 06. Glazes applied. Refired to cone 04.
  • Size: 11.0" x 9.0" x 6.5".
  • Date: 2003.
  • On display at Porcelain Grace Studio, Cumberland, ME.
  • Available for purchase: Price $75.