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Chun Chawan by Charlie Collier

Chun Chawan by Charlie Collier

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Chun Chawan by Charlie Collier
Hand Thrown in Devon
Approximate measuements: 7cm height x 15.5cm width

A carefully formed stoneware Chawan made with iron rich Cornish clay, wood fired with an exquisitely beautiful Chun glaze offering a gradient of aqua blues, light green and purple blushes. Speckled details, fine crackle and unglazed areas of toasted orange. This interpretative lower, wider Chawan form has a casual and simplistic energy. Well balanced in weight and proportion.

Charlie Collier creates functional hand thrown stoneware pieces that have an effortless simplicity and beauty to them made to enhance occasions and enrich our daily lives. Admiring the philosophy, that pots are ‘born, not made’ Charlie follows an organic approach to the creative process with the clay, paying particular detail to shape and form and instinctively knowing at which point a form is complete. He creates pieces that have a honest connection, energy and real character to them, something that you only feel with a handmade item.

Previously honing his skills and experience at Whichford Pottery and alongside its founder, Jim Keeling and a group of Japanese potters from Bizen, to build and fire with a Anagama woodfiring Kiln at Wytham Woods in Oxford. Charlie is now based at the Kigbeare Kiln Project near Okehampton, Devon.

Each handmade and unique, therefore slight variations in shape, size and glaze will occur. Handwash recommended.

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