Wheel thrown Textured Oval Ceramic Bottle / Vase
A very versatile bottle an excellent gift for a housewarming party or a wedding.
Part of the "Sunken Treasure Series" by Marietta Theodorou-LeMieux, first made and introduced in Greece in 1992.
8" high by 4" wide at the shoulder.
Made from a porcelaneous stoneware clay and has Marietta's silicon carbide Lava Textured Glaze on the outside, and a metallic blue crackle glaze on the lips.
It is a decorative piece but you can use it to display dried flowers.
Marietta has been selling these gorgeous elegant bottles through many of the top galleries in the country, some of them include:
The Art Institute of Chicago,
Museum of Art and Design (Former American Craft Museum), New York, NY
SFMOMA (San Francisco Museum of Modern Art)
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Boston Museum of Art
Milwaukee Art Museum
Topeo Art Gallery, New Hope PA
American Artisan, Nashville TN
Cross MacKenzie Ceramic Arts, Washington, DC
M.C. Ginsberg, Iowa City IA
Bellagio, Asheville NC
Avant Garde Art Gallery, Washington DC.........and many more, too many to mention here!
COPYRIGHT NOTICE: The design of this handmade art piece and all associated images and descriptive text are ©copyright 1985-2014 by Marietta LeMieux (Marietta Theodorou-LeMieux) either registered or unregistered, unless otherwise noted. Violation of this copyright may subject the violator to civil and/or criminal prosecution. Copyright DOES NOT transfer with purchase and no license to reproduce is created or should be inferred.