Jibsail Vase: Lavender and Lattice
JEAN ELTON – JIBSAIL VASE IN LAVENDER AND LATTICE
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.
Originally designed using a computerized vector graphics program that balanced the volume on either side of its vertical axis for stability, the pre-model for this piece was created by assembling thin layers of cross sections and then making a plaster model from the resulting laminate.
Working plaster molds were then created into which the final object is slip cast, fired once to approximately 1800 degrees Fahrenheit and then hand - decorated by the artist, using underglazes applied with fine-tipped bottles and finished in a spray booth with a transparent matte glaze.
The object emerges from the final firing which requires approximately 2100 degrees Fahrenheit to take the work to its final form. Creating this piece requires an overhead crane, but the resulting work is lightweight (approximately 8 pounds).
- Height: 20"
- Width: 16"
- Depth: 6"
- Weight: 8lbs
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
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