Poise - wood fired ceramic horse sculpture - Susie Benes

Poise

At a show or relaxing in the paddock; this pony's self-possession is evident.

This sculpture has one shiny side where the ash glaze from the fire settled, and side that has only been affected by the smoke.

Title: Poise
Medium: Wood fired ceramic clay
Size: 7.5(H) x 7.5(L) in

What is wood firing? All ceramic clay has to be heated (fired) to become hard, and wood is the oldest method of firing clay. When burned, wood creates ash that falls on the surfaces of the ceramics. The ash melts and creates a glaze unique to each piece. Our large wood kiln was stoked continuously for 2 days, and the results are worth it!

 

Private collection



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