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Jess. Handmade matt black and white ceramic vase. Abstract panels and stripes.

Jess.  Handmade matt black and white ceramic vase.  Abstract panels and stripes.
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Jess is a smart matt black oval ceramic handmade vase with white sgraffito panels and stripes. Sgraffito is a method of incising a design through a surface layer of colour to reveal the clay beneath. I use black stoneware clay, forming the shape while the clay is soft, and then apply abstract panels and stripes around the vase using a natural sponge dipped in white slip. When the colour was dryish, I incised informal curving lines. Jess is 17.5 cms tall and 7.5 cms wide at the widest part of the oval shape. The outside of the piece is the matt finish of natural clay, while inside I glaze with iron lustre to give a rich shiny surface with blues and rust tones. An informal vase that chimes well with contemporary lifestyles.


Mono is a collection of simple forms decorated with white on matt black clay. I loved the challenge of limiting myself to one colour only, and echoed the simplicity with linear motifs incised into the white vertical bands. Interiors are glazed with iron lustre glazes which fire to muted shades. The designs are influenced by the 1930s designs of Edinburgh Weavers, a leading modernist textile company of the time.

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This item will be posted to you by Judy Adams Ceramics within 3 days of receiving payment.

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