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Sphere vase

The artefact

This vase-sculpture in the shape of a large blue sphere is decorated with fluctuating stylised marine figures. Handcrafted as a single piece, this large sphere is decorated using the raku technique, which this craftsman customises in order to achieve vibrant iridescent chromatic effects.

Details

Materiali: Fire clay, Glaze
Tecniche di lavorazione: Lathe-shaping, Plate shaping, Manual shaping, Glazing, Raku
Dimensioni: Width 36 cm; Height 42 cm
Località di produzione: Quartu Sant'Elena

Artigiano: Massimo Boi
Settore: Ceramics

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