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..WHEEL THROWN AND ALTERED BOWL WITH GOLD LEAF


Altered form of a stoneware clay bowl.

  • This piece was an early experiment with altering form, the most successful after much practice.
  • A work of stoneware clay. It was wheel thrown and then altered.
  • Work on the "feet" was particularly exciting.
  • Small amounts of turquoise glaze were used to scratch the design into the surface of the work.
  • Construction sequence: First fired to cone 06. Black glaze applied to the interior surfaces. Refired to cone 9/10 in a soda kiln. Gold leaf cold finish applied after the firings.
  • Size: 5.0" x 5.0".
  • Date: 2002.
  • Sold.