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Koi Carp Lidded Jar by Jonquil Cook



This unique ceramic object was made entirely by hand. The jar and its lid were both thrown on the wheel from white stoneware clay, then painted with a cobalt oxide coloured slip that was carved away to reveal the white clay beneath. Each Koi carp object I produce is entirely unique as I always work directly onto the raw clay, carving freehand with the sgraffito technique. The lid of the pot has been modelled by hand. The entire exterior is finished with a Chun transparent glaze, while the inside is a deep, smooth satin turquoise blue.
The glazes are food safe, fired to 1260 degrees, rendering this object functional as well as highly decorative. 

28cm height.

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