Four Pint Cider Bottle

Tim Hurn
£180
Four Pint Cider Bottle by Tim Hurn, a traditional vessel that can be used for serving liquids or as a purely decorative piece.

Four Pint Cider Bottle by Tim Hurn. Paying homage to the pottery traditions of the Dorset countryside, Tim's vessels possess a uniqueness and tactility which reflect the ardorous nature of the making process. Tim salts the kiln towards the end of each firing to create the cracked umber surface which has become characteristic of his work.
Material: Ceramics.
Dimensions: Height: 33 cm, Width: 19 cm
Care Instructions: Wipe with damp cloth.
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Process

Over a period of two days and nights, Tim Hurn burns up to four tons of wood in the Anagama kiln’s firebox. A top temperature of 1300°C is maintained for about 18 hours to create strong, durable pottery imprinted with the path of the flame.
The Maker Tim Hurn Ceramicist - South West England

Tim Hurn is a ceramicist specialising in wood-fired pottery. Tim honed his craft at Tokoname, Japan, one of the country’s seven ancient kiln sites. Heavily inspired by the work of masters like Bernard Leach, Tim Hurn has spent time following Bernard’s footsteps, training with Bernard’s eldest grandson - John Leach at Mulchelney Pottery in Somerset. Tim creates his pieces from his handbuilt a 'Anagama' kiln; Japanese for 'cave kiln', sites traditionally dug into a hillside and filled with mud and grass.