Unwrapping Vessel

Tina Vlassopulos
Unwrapping Vessel by Tina Vlassopuosis is inspired by her admiration for contemporary dance and ballet. Tina plays with the form and fluidity of the vessel to instil a sense of movement and precise balance in the piece mimicking the discipline of a dancer. The result is a truly beautiful work of art in texture and form.

Material: Stoneware
cm: Diameter 14.5cm, Height 28cm
inches: Diameter 5.7in, Height 11in
Care Instructions: Dust with lint free cloth


This piece is carefully crafted from stoneware clay. The process is long and considered, using a variety of specialist tools such as metal kidneys and wooden ribs to scrape and sculpt,finally it is repeatedly burnished with metal spoons and pebbles, resulting in an extremely unique smooth finish.
The Maker Tina Vlassopulos Ceramicist - London

London-based ceramicist Tina Vlassopulos is one of the leading hand-builders of sculptural forms. With a BA Honors in ceramics from Bristol Polytechnic, numerous awards to her name, and international exhibitions, Tina makes pieces that are full of latent energy and movement. Their energy emanates from in the twists, curves and spirals that feature in Tina’s work and make it so distinctive. Each piece is made of carefully burnished earthenware which has a strong elemental quality and shifts her work away from our traditional familiarities and perceptions of ceramics.

Ensemble XIII by Edmond Byrne
Ensemble XIII
Edmond Byrne