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Ceramic Pitcher with High Fired Green Hue Glaze

$30.00 $25.00

Use this pitcher to pour liquids or as a vase.

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Description

Ceramic Pitcher with high-fired green hue glaze is perfect for water or juice. Holds about 12 ounces of liquid. Also can be a vase for flowers. Picture this perfect pitcher on your dining room table ready to serve your family. The glaze blends beautifully with earth tones in your home.

Most of m output is decorative domestic ware, but I still makes the occasional sculptural work. The earthenware pots were slip decorated in simple attractive designs.

When handling bisque, which is greenware that has been fired, the thing you need to remember most while working with it is to have clean hands, area and brushes, or your paint and glazes will not stick to the piece.

Strictly, all baked-clay ware except stoneware and porcelain. More generally, the art of shaping and molding all class while soft and malleable and firing them in a kiln to render the created shapes firm and stable. Firing drives off the water combined with the constituent materials within clay and binds them together. Glazes are often added to make the ware waterproof.

Pottery is made by forming a ceramic (often clay) body into objects of a required shape and heating them to high temperatures in a kiln which removes all the water from the clay, which induces reactions that lead to permanent changes including increasing their strength and hardening and setting their shape. A clay body can be decorated before or after firing; however, prior to some shaping processes, clay must be prepared. Kneading helps to ensure an even moisture content throughout the body. Air trapped within the clay body needs to be removed. This is called de-airing and can be accomplished either by a machine called a vacuum pug or manually by wedging. Wedging can also help produce an even moisture content. Once a clay body has been kneaded and de-aired or wedged, it is shaped by a variety of techniques. After shaping, it is dried and then fired.

 

Additional information

Weight 1.5 lbs
Dimensions 6 x 8 x 12 in

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