Footed Diskvase: Spectrum Black – Strivezy Exclusive
JEAN ELTON – FOOTED DISKVASE IN SPECTRUM BLACK
Lois Jean and William Elton Barker are the husband and wife team that combine their middle names to produce the studio name - being convinced that “Jean Elton” is more “artsy” than the “Bill & Lois Pottery Company”
The unique serial number found on the bottom of each Jean Elton piece is reflected on the certificate of authenticity provided.
The idea for this product began a few decades ago in ceramic arts school throwing two plates and sealing them together (on the potter's wheel; some Jean Elton customers are a little surprised to learn that they began on the potter's wheel like so many others).
Standing the assembly up on its edge, then cutting off a section to form a flat base and cutting off a bit of the top to form a neck of the vase. This product — called simply a "disk vase" — proved extremely popular. After a few years, the studio added a sturdier base - which is now the Jean Elton "Footed Diskvase".
The work is first fired to approximately 1800 degrees Fahrenheit, then hand decorated by the artist using multiple patterns and vibrant under-glazes applied with fine-tipped bottles. The interior and exterior are both matte finish and no clear gloss glaze.
The object emerges form the second firing, which requires approximately 2100 degrees Fahrenheit, in its final form: a lightweight, yet sturdy vessel that can be used as an elegant vase or as a purely decorative work of ceramic art with vivid colors.
- Height: 9"
- Width: 11"
- Depth: 6"
- Weight: 3lbs
As a ceramic artist himself, our owner has a keen appreciation for the skill, creativity and effort that goes into creating pieces like those from Jean Elton. We love their beautifully organic, yet balanced pieces with bold color schemes. These stunning vases are the perfect addition to make a statement in any room and everyone who visits will want to know more about these captivating pieces of art!
PROUDLY MADE IN CONNECTICUT, USA
Note: This product will ship separately from other items on your order and may require additional processing time.
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