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Post  TonyK Wed 3 Sep - 23:56

Te Horo Pottery.
One of the kilns Mirek Smisek built:
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Post  TonyK Tue 7 Oct - 15:45

Inside a kiln:
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Post  Ev Wed 11 Mar - 18:09

My one and only piece of Mirek Smisek's pottery!
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The Mirek Smisek's mark on the coffee mug is just one of his marks ..
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Post  TonyK Fri 1 Jan - 22:03

Friends of mine bought this piece earlier this week
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It's a Gateway into the world bowl like the one in the 60 Years 60 Pots exhibition
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Post  Ev Sat 2 Jan - 7:35

That's lovely Tony!
Is it made from porcelain clay?
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Post  TonyK Sat 2 Jan - 14:03

I don't know enough about clay to be able to tell you. The description says Gateway into the world, Bowl, Waikanae, 2009, Snowglaze, 85 x 175

The small unglazed parts of the base are white. Because of the way the glaze ended up Mirek sold it as a second but to my untrained eye it looked interesting. The pinkish tone is from a nearby cushion.

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Post  Ev Tue 5 Jan - 11:29

A listing for another Gateway into the world bowl : 263669373
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Post  mrnarna Sun 5 Aug - 9:11

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Post  Ev Sun 5 Aug - 12:23

You lucky blighter!
You went to Mirek's 60 years 60 pots Exhibition didn't you bounce
Where did you see it?
Still don't know if it's coming to Auckland .....
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Post  TonyK Sun 8 Apr - 20:57

Here's an article about Mirek's kilns being relocated:

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/news/article.cfm?c_id=1&objectid=12025685

when I saw them they had long been decommissioned as the build up of salt inside had choked them. There was a third kiln still in use by John Wineera up to some weeks before I visited.
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