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Three-Part Hand Built Ceramic Totem, Brown and White Rectangles & Curved Crown

$1,100

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This Totem has three stacking parts, a hollow brown rectangle, hollow white rectangle and a brown curved crescent crown on four small feet. The 3 parts are started as solid forms then hollowed out before stacking and attaching the feet. Beginning with a dark brown clay body, the brown pieces are covered with a dark brown slip which has some faint speckling. The white center rectangle has a dry underglaze painted onto the surface and reveals the dark clay body underneath, adding variation, texture and depth to the surface. Fired twice. The Totemic form is a favorite of the Artist. Her long standing study of the form combines an interest in structure and modern design, abstract figure and profile. There is a searching here for meaning and identity for the individual within the communities of Totemic Families she often creates while investigating each particular idea. The pieces are strong enough to stand alone, but develop a different meaning when grouped with several others. Signed with Artist's Signature Chop underneath.

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Please contact me to discuss surface variations. These are one of a kind, they will always be different, no two will be identical.

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