ahmedabad/crossed vase/crossed vase

firing ceramics is always subject to chance.
more so when new clay and glaze combinations are tested.
in this case, a shape from the drawing board receives
unexpected enhancement from a reckless glaze experiment.
it was quickly spotted by a photographer´s eye and one of the
first pieces in the pop-up ceramics shop to leave for a new home.
the customer again proved his good sense with the untoppable
choice of foliage

a porcelain vase with two coiled additions crossing the opening.
it has been dipped in green slip, a resist pattern from holding it with
three fingers can be seen on the lower portion of the body.
over the slip, a very thick coat of glaze has been applied.
in fact so thick that the glaze fell off in many places before firing
and contracted to disconnected patches where it remained