Tall Brushstroke Raku Vase 3
Tall Brushstroke Raku Vase 3
Tall Brushstroke Raku Vase 3

Sarah Horlock

Tall Brushstroke Raku Vase 3

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A tall raku fired bottle vase by Sarah Horlock. Hand decorated with a white glaze with free-flowing brushwork, with flashes of metallic lustre. The beautiful crackled glazes characteristic of rakuware are not watertight, but are perfect for displaying dry flowers or as a statement piece in the home.  Fired to around 1000c then taken out of the kiln, causing the glazes to crack due to thermal shock. The pots are then placed into a smoking chamber fillled with sawdust or shredded paper, which ignites and smokes and stains the bare clay and crackled glaze a beautiful smoky black. The stained clay surface and base has been sealed with beeswax.

19 cm high and 12 cm across