Taos Large Bowl Tall


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I made Taos Large Bowl Tall on the potter’s wheel with stoneware clay with a beaded rim and flat bottom.  Stoneware clay is a strong and durable clay body that is ideal for table ware.

I call this glaze technique ‘Taos” because the overall effect reminds me of the natural environment in Northern New Mexico.  I start by dipping half the bowl in a floating blue glaze that I make.  Next I dip the remaining half in a copper glaze I make.  Now the fun begins and I start to feel like a painter flinging, pouring, and trailing cream glaze and then red gold over the top.  Lately, I have started to daub a bit of the red gold glaze as well to add a punch, a suggestion of something floral or cloud like.  Blue, green, and cream glazes I make myself; and I purchase the red gold glaze.  In this firing, the blue really pops!  Wowser!

The melding of the glazes is somewhat unique each time, making groupings of, or an entire place setting, dinnerware in the Taos glaze interesting. Not too matchy-matchy.  The effects are consistent enough, however, to build your collection piece by piece.

Taos Large Bowl Tall is great for entertaining family and friends, serving breads or salads – large green or pasta or potato.  Use as a mixing bowl or even a fruit bowl.  And it’s lightweight, balanced, and durable.  And beautiful to display as a center piece.

Makes a great wedding gift, anniversary gift, house warming gift, and will compliment any dining or serving table and home decor.

Fired to 2200 degrees F. Oven and dishwasher safe.

10.5″ Diameter x 4″ High.

See also Taos Pasta Bowl