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Set Of Four Handmade Espresso / Saki Cups

by Rowena Gilbert Contemporary Ceramics

£80$142.8992.66$108.45

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    Set of Four Handmade Espresso / Saki Cups from Rowena Gilbert Contemporary Ceramics.

    Cobalt Blue Colourway

    All pieces are individually hand made by Rowena Gilbert in her Brighton studio and have her signature mark on the base. Rowena was selected to become a member of The Sussex Guild of Professional Designer Makers in 2016, was a finalist for the Craft & Design Selected Awards: Ceramics in 2013 and in 2011. She graduated in 2002 with a BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Crafts (specialising in Ceramics). In the same year she won "The Best Up & Coming Local Artist Award, Brighton & Hove" having set up in a ceramic art studio as a full time artist, designer and maker . Rowena continues to develop and produce striking contemporary ceramics for numerous galleries and exhibitions nationally and internationally.

    All pieces are individually hand made by Rowena in her Brighton studio and have her signature mark on the base. Rowena was selected to become a member of The Sussex Guild of Professional Designer Makers in 2016, was a finalist for the Craft & Design Selected Awards: Ceramics in 2013 and in 2011. She graduated in 2002 with a BA (Hons) Three Dimensional Crafts (specialising in Ceramics). In the same year she won "The Best Up & Coming Local Artist Award, Brighton & Hove" having set up in a ceramic art studio as a full time artist, designer and maker . Rowena continues to develop and produce striking contemporary ceramics for numerous galleries and exhibitions nationally and internationally.

    made from:

    The vase shape is originally turned in wood and a plaster mould is made from this wooden model. A fine white clay slip, is poured into the plaster mould, and then poured out after a given time to produce the clay body of the vase. When the clay body has dried to a leather hard state it is removed from the mould.

    Coloured clay decorating slips are then made by mixing different percentages of various metal oxides and body stains into a fine clay slip. The coloured clay decorating slip is brushed on in layers on the leather hard clay body while the vase is turned on a hand wheel. Each layer has to dry sufficiently before the next layer is applied, building up the different colour layers over time.

    The surface scratch decoration is created using various sgraffito tools when the clay vase is in a leather-hard state again. The vase is then left to dry out completely and is bisque fired in the kiln. After this firing has cooled, Rowena glazing the vase with a transparent gloss glaze. The vase is then fired again to 1160°C with an hour long soak at the top temperature.

    dimensions:

    H 7cm x W 6.5cm x D 6.5cm (x4 quantity)

    product code:

    714101

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