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Raku Bamboo Centerpiece

Raku Bamboo Centerpiece

Vendor
Kildoag Pottery
Regular price
€195.00
Sale price
€195.00

Raku fired ceramic centrepiece platter with red crackle glaze and decorative resist  bamboo shoots pattern.  The piece has been thrown on the wheel.  After bisque firing to 950°c. sections of the pot are masked off and the piece is coated with a red crackle glaze made from our own recipe and  placed in a raku kiln and fired to 825°c. It is lifted from the kiln when molten and placed in a reduction bin filled with paper and wood chips. A lid is put on allowing the carbon to be trapped by the clay body.   When the piece is removed from the reduction bin a spray of water is applied revealing the unique crackle pattern. The resist areas without glaze turn black.

Unique one off piece. Size: H 5cm x W:35cm

Care of Raku Pottery : Wipe gently with a damp cloth. Due to the low firing process raku ceramics are not shock-resistant nor waterproof or frost proof so suitable for indoor decorative use only. Not suitable  for food.

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