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Sea Bottle 2

£55.00
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Width:
11.00 (cm)
Height:
17.00 (cm)
Depth:
6.00 (cm)
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One of a series of rectangular bottle forms from my last Anagama firing, evoking a bottle that sank to the bottom of the sea and has just been washed up on the shore.

The bottle is slab built from stoneware clay, with a dark iron slip topped by a crazed wood ash glaze.In the firing, the glaze has slid down in places to give a contrast between glaze and slip, with a rich variation of colouring. Parts have also risen up to create barnacle like structures. The top received a high level of ash that has melted to develop a thick, high gloss glaze with white blooms on some of the edges contrasting the clear glaze. The base has been polished smooth to protect furniture.