Gas fired white stoneware, celadon glaze and iron wash stroke
H 6.2 x w. 6.2 x d. 8.3 cm
A hand thrown and turned mug with applied handle. Made from white stoneware clay and coated in celadon glaze with an iron wash rim, then gas reduction fired up to ~1280°C for around 12 hours. The iron wash detail takes on a wonderful iridescent surface.
About David Stonehouse
"My practice is informed by the inherent beauty of materials, a sense of place and innovative art and design, and is defined by an evolving personal aesthetic rooted in artisanal craftsmanship. There are two strands to my ceramics: domestic ware, which seeks to enhance the pleasure in everyday rituals, and one-off decorative and sculptural vessels, which I use as conceptual vehicles for exploring ideas."
"My pieces are the product of an ongoing exploration of the relationship between form and surface, and function and detailing. Through my wheel-thrown vessels I’m looking to create objects that draw the user in to look closer and savour a given moment. I strive to balance simplicity, refinement and meaning in each piece - my proce
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