Small Volcano Vessel I

Iva Polachova
Small Volcano Vessel I by ceramicist Iva Polachova is a dynamic decorative piece made from coiled clay and coated with a volcanic glaze.

Small Volcano Vessel I by ceramicist Iva Polachova references the striking, sublime form of volcanoes. Handmade by Iva in London, the vessel is coated in several layers of hand painted matt white volcanic glaze with hues of pink, creating a cratered, honeycombed surface to echo that of the natural landforms.
Material: Stoneware, Volcanic Glaze.
Dimensions: Height: 17cm, Width: 23cm, Depth: 23cm.
Care Instructions: Lightly dust.
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The piece was built and sculpted from stoneware clay. Layers of volcanic glaze were then painted on by hand.
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.