Raku Space Rock Globe 1:A Raku Pottery Vase by Steven Forbes-deSoule

3 weeks ago

Lot No. :SF-201104
Artist:Steven Forbes-deSoule *
Overview:Contemporary art. Raku Pottery, size 13"H x 12"W. This beautiful raku pottery vessel was thrown on the pottery wheel and stretched horizontally to create the ovoid shape. It was trimmed upside down on the wheel when the surface was leather hard. After bisque firing it was raku fired twice and allowed to cool in between firings. I love how the lines and spots from the first raku firing create a subtle pattern on the final surface.
Status:For Sale (Item is customizable)
* Steven Forbes-deSoule has been a professional ceramic artist for 35 years. For most of that time, he has focused on raku firing exclusively. He draws inspiration from the textures and colors of the mountain vistas near his home in Western North Carolina, and images of galaxies and the earth taken from outer space by satellites and the Hubble telescope. His work is featured in museum, corporate and private collections nationwide. Recently, he was selected to be part of “100 Southern Artists,” published by Schiffer Publishing Co.


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