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   GOLDEN OSTRICH EGG CUP


 

Bowl with gold leaf interior and multicolored exterior design.  
  • This stoneware bowl is wheel thrown.
  • The foot is trimmed.
  • It is first fired to cone 5/6.
  • Then multiple layers of China paints are applied.
  • After each decorative layer is painted on its undersurface, the work is refired multiple times to cone 015.
  • Gold leaf is applied to the inner surface and to the rim of the foot to complete the piece.
  • Date: 2010.
  • Size: 4.0" X 1.75".
  • Sold.


ENLARGED VIEWS

Enlarged view.

 

Enlarged view.

 

Enlarged view.

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CREATIVE PROCESS  

Top and bottom views of bowl prior to completion.

  • This work is wheel thrown. The foot is trimmed. Underglazing is applied.
  • The piece is then fired to cone 5/6 in its bisque state.
  • China paints are then applied in many layers.
  • After each layer, the work in refired to cone 015.

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  • Gold leaf is finally added to the rim of the foot to complete the work on this piece.

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