*This vase is a second* The front plane has warped a little more that I'd expected, but still a beatiful vase. This does not affect the functionality of the vase. A bold, patterned handmade vase, in which the flowers sit behind a flat geometric plane. These work perfectly with a single stem, a small posy of flowers, or as a stand alone piece. This collection of vases was developed out of a fascination with the interaction of architecture and the natural world; clean lines against organic shapes. The simple slab-built forms contrast with plants and flowers, with the flowers peeking out from behind the vase. The front plane incorporates a fine layer hand-coloured porcelain embedded into the surface, making each peice a one-off. This patterning process has gradually developed after becoming fascinated with traditional Nerikomi technique and hand-colouring clay as soon as I started working with pottery. This vase has black hand-coloured stoneware, inlaid into white stoneware clay. All of my work is carefully hand built in my studio in East Oxford. Each vase is fired twice at a high temperature. After firing, the outside is polished by hand to create a smooth surface. The inside and back are glazed with a lovely matte clear glaze. Approx. dimensions: Front: Height – 9 cm Width – 9 cm Vase section: Height: 6 cm Internal Depth: 2.5 cm Each piece is made by hand which means that they are all individual. It is important to me as a maker to consider the environmental impact of my work. I love that clay is a natural material, and make sure to seek out sustainable products for use in the studio. This is an ongoing process and I am always looking for new ways to reduce the impact of my work. When sending out my work, all packaging is plastic -free. Please do contact me if you have any questions.
Arc Vase in Black and White
£40.00 Regular Price