Raku Owl Tabletop Sculpture, Handmade Pottery

Raku Owl Tabletop Sculpture

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SKU: HD0788
Price: $99.99

About the Raku Owl Sculpture

Standing upright with expressive wide eyes, the eye-catching owl sculpture is crafted of clay with white crackle and copper-like raku glazes. Measures 7.5" tall ; Crafted on the potter's wheel with sculpted details and raku-fired. Handmade in Florida.

What is Raku?... The art of modern raku pottery techniques arose from centuries-old Japanese methods of exposing ceramic clay to rapid low-fire temperature changes. Once the shaping and glazing of the bird sculpture is complete, it is fired to over 1800-degrees. While molten hot, it is placed in an airtight container with carbon-rich organic matter that bursts into a smoky smoldering atmosphere. This intense, immediate reaction creates the one-of-a-kind variation, resulting in radiant shades of burnt orange, copper, blue, and maroon. Raku is prized for its wonderful unpredictable patterns and colors created by oxidation when fired.

~ Handmade in the USA ~

Product Size :     approx. 7.5" tall  x 4 " wide ;  Weight = 1.25 lbs.
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