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I won an Ian Smail salt glazed piece and it is amazing!!! EmptyMon 30 Jan - 8:07 by Ev


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Post  Ev Fri 12 Jun - 17:33

I've yearned for one of his pieces of work for 30 plus years and at last I have one. It is so big too which I hadn't counted on and it's a stunner! I'm just so thrilled with it and would like to thank those who encouraged me to give the auction a go. cheers
Photos to come when time permits Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy Very Happy
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Post  Cat-a-lat Fri 12 Jun - 20:24

looking for a "like" button! Well done Ev! Smile cheers
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Post  Ev Sun 14 Jun - 13:25

Oops I forgot to measure her and what a big girl she is !!
I can wrap my arms around this one and hug her Smile
Had trouble with the reflections, as the salt glaze is so thick .... yummm

I won an Ian Smail salt glazed piece and it is amazing!!! Ian_sm10

Check out the big bits of feldspar in the clay and these would have cut his hands to bits when he made it, but he would have wanted the chunky contrast ..
I won an Ian Smail salt glazed piece and it is amazing!!! Ian_cl10

This shows the size hopefully ..
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Post  Cat-a-lat Sun 14 Jun - 15:16

Wow! That's just a gorgeous piece! I had never thought of the effect of the 'chunkier' clays on potters' hands, now I'm wincing just thinking about it!
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Post  Ev Sun 14 Jun - 15:22

Cat-a-lat wrote:looking for a "like" button! Well done Ev! Smile cheers

Every topic has a facebook like button at the top of the page Cat-a-lat Cool
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Post  Cat-a-lat Sun 14 Jun - 15:39

Well so it does! hahaha and I never saw it Smile
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Post  Kat & Co. Sun 14 Jun - 15:45

Awesum! Cool
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Post  mumof1 Sun 14 Jun - 16:36

That is awesome Ev, well done!
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