Funnel Top Vessel II

Iva Polachova
£600
Funnel Top Vessel II by ceramicist Iva Polachova. A dynamic form crafted from coiled clay and partially coated with layers of matt-white glaze. Handmade by Iva in London, this beautiful vessel has been created to convey the beauty of form. Focused on teasing the eye, Iva often draws inspiration from sculptor Constantin Brancusi, which can be seen in this piece through Iva’s continual experimentation with proportions and materiality. Each piece in this collection is a unique collectors item.


Material: Stoneware
Dimensions: Height: 30.5cm, Length: 10cm, Width: 10.5cm
Care Instructions: Wipe with damp cloth
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Process

Iva’s use of ceramic glazes are limited to shades of white with the occasional use of oxides and slips beneath. Using simple ceramic tools – scraper and rasp blades – the tool marks are often left visible under the glaze as a gentle reminder of the handmade.
The Maker Iva Polachova Ceramicist - South East England

Iva Polachova is a London based potter specialising in contemporary ceramics, tableware and decorative vessels. The creative process and rhythm of making are crucial to Iva’s work. She draws inspiration from sculptor Constantin Brancusi on the essential in art and is influenced by artist Paul Klee’s thoughts on the artist distilling from nature. Iva’s work combines balance, clearness, fluidity and tactility. She uses a variety of clays ranging from the refined to the coarse – from porcelain to crank.