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pitcher

Content: 150 ml

Author: Stefan Andersson (limited series, only 4 pieces made altogether, in case you would like to receive any of the 4 left pieces then include a link to a particular photo in your order)

Quantity available: 4 teapitchers

notes by Stefan Andersson:

This pot has a straight form and small spout with comb decorated bands. It has been fired in my dragon kiln with wood to about 1250°C for two days. The clay is of lighter colour that blushes to red and orange from salts in the wood. Most of the pitcher is covered in a thin vitreous  slip that is sensitive to small changes in the kilns atmosphere — temperature, smoke and turbulence by ware stacked around it.

About the dragon kiln: The dragon kiln has its root back at least 4000 years and through out asia many different types of it has developed (like the Anagama). They are all more or less a tube shaped kiln with a chimney in one end and a firebox in the other. They use a very primitive combustion system and for them to reach peak temperatures of 1300 degrees celsius and more great amounts of wood is needed. Though very inefficient the process renders many effect you never see in any other kiln or firing and the kilns almost get personalities prone to one effect here and one there.
One can imagine how these kilns gave the first stoneware glazes as they pulled out pots and saw that the ash from the would melted on the pots and became glaze. The next step was simply to dip the pots in ash and modern glazes had started developing.

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Price:  
29.00€
 
 
 
 
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