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Duncan Shearer, Oil Pourer, 1

$100.00 / Sold Out

Oil pourer, with spout and handle, wood-fired with a soda glaze and a cork stopper lid.
Each pourer is a one-off unique item.

Shades of orange and brown with some moss green and dark brown/ grey speckling throughout the glaze.

Height: approx. 12cm high (cork stopper sits slightly higher) with a base diameter of 10 cm

Duncan Shearer specialises in wood-fired, soda-glazed pottery using traditional techniques. He lives and works in Karangahake Gorge where he uses his vast knowledge to teach with his partner and fellow potter Charade Honey, he also consults on a range of pottery subjects including kiln construction.

"Currently, most of my work begins life on the wheel, but that’s just the start of the making process. I often add, subtract and alter the initial round forms, looking for a liveliness and freshness that will remain through the whole making process.
I use a wood kiln to fire my work as it provides the richest surfaces that compliment my forms. The physical nature of this firing process and its inherent unpredictability give my work freshness and a decorating touch that speaks about process."