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...TEA FOR TWO

 

 

A wheel-thrown porcelain teapot  adorned with orange roses.

  • This wheel-thrown teapot was made of porcelain clay.
  • It was designed by the buyer as a wedding gift to reflect the couple's theme of orange roses.
  • The handle was made by press mold.
  • The lid and the handle were adorned with carved orange roses. This proved to be a special challenge in creating this work, although successfully achieved.
  • The couple's names were memorialized on the lid.
  • Construction sequence: Fired and cone 06. Underglazes used for hand-painted roses. Clear glaze spray-painted over this. Refired to cone 6. Mother of pearl luster than applied to the entire surface to finish the piece.
  • Size: 11.0" x 9.0" x 6.0".
  • Date: 2003.
  • A commissioned work.
  • Sold.