Black Stoneware Vessel XVI

Bronwen Grieves
£330
Black Stoneware Vessel XVI by Bronwen Grieves is a minimalist vessel decorated with white slip which has been gently rubbed away to suggest a gradual weathering of the product.

Black Stoneware Vessel XVI by Bronwen Grieves is inspired by her surroundings, both natural and man-made. She allows the aesthetic of the piece to develop during the making process. The simple finish of the item is purposefully utilitarian in style, referencing industrial machinery such as water towers and dockside machinery.
Material: Stoneware clay.
Dimensions: Height: 16cm, Width: 9cm.
Care Instructions: Wipe with lint-free cloth.
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Process

The vessels are built up using flattened coils of grogged stoneware clay, incised with vertical or horizontal lines and decorated with white slip rubbed down to reveal the lines and rough texture of the clay.
Black Stoneware Vessel XVI
The Maker Bronwen Grieves Ceramicist - East Midlands

Bronwen Grieves is a Nottingham based ceramicist who creates decorative vessels that balance structure with fluidity. Largely self taught, Bronwen has been refining her ideas and process over the course of three decades. Using both organic and manmade forms as a reference point, Bronwen is interested in the plinths, legs and arches which hold up constructions, such as bridges and water-towers, and incorporates these ideas into her forms. Bronwen creates pieces that are purposefully utilitarian in style.