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Large Bottle Orzel????Taiwanese???

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Post  mike67 Sun 3 May - 11:04

I picked up this bottle the other day as the glaze reminded me of a few different NZ makers. The green body and base could look like Putaruru and the trickle from the top looks very much like some Orzel that I have. The design is a little Egyptian inspired...a series of eye shapes joined together underneath by a loop to every second eye. Another eye pattern around the neck. This is very large as can be seen next to the Orzel. Any comments welcomed.
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Post  Ev Sun 3 May - 11:46

It looks like there are throwings rings on this bottle.
Could it be made by hand? Or can you see signs of it being slip cast Mike?
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Post  mike67 Sun 3 May - 13:28

Thanks for looking Ev. Here is a closer view and the base. Rings are quite pronounced and the sides have a couple of bulges. No obvious joints so a little hard for me to tell. Potted by hand, not cast?
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Post  Ev Sun 3 May - 13:31

It is possible, but I can't be sure unless I can hold it and look at it in the flesh.
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