Sea Turtle Tureen

By Turtle Island Pottery, Maggie Jones

$825.00

+ $25 SHIPPING

1 in stock

This food safe Tureen is made with a stoneware clay. After the basic form is taken off the potters wheel, I alter in stages by pushing and stretching mostly from the inside. Sculpted details are applied individually. The tureen has a Sea turtle, small blue crab, sea star and shells on the lid. I use glass shards and a lava glaze that foams in the heat of the kiln to create watery textures.

Ceramic (Ceramic, stoneware fired in electric oxidation)

10 x 10 x 8 inches

About the artist

In 1968 Maggie Jones discovered the potter's wheel in West Hartford, CT and has made a living with this craft since then. An apprenticeship and many workshops followed high school. In 1984 as a special student invitee, Maggie Jones spent 5 months at Scripps College in Claremont, CA with Paul Soldner. She had the same privileges as the graduate students working towards their MFA. Since 1984 she and her husband have made a business with this pottery in the mountains of Western North Carolina and raised two children....Read MoreRead Less
Media: Ceramic
Category: Home/Decor, Home/Kitchen

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