Taos Butter Keeper

$78.00

(Includes USPS shipping within the contiguous 48 United States.)

2 in stock

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Description

Taos Butter Keeper was hand-built from stoneware clay.  First, I made the template based on the size of both types of butter sticks – long and narrow and short and somewhat wider. I designed the template so that the butter keeper will hold either size of stick. I cut the form from clay rolled to an even thickness with a slab roller and then constructed it.

The handle is made from a rolled and textured strip of clay that I fashion into a knot and attach to the lid.  Each Taos butter keeper has a unique handle.

I call the glaze “Taos” because overlapping blue, green, cream and gold glazes creates a kind of dynamic landscape that I feel is reminiscent of Northern New Mexico, where I live.