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Catalog Number 2013.19.1
Object Name Bowl, Waste
Description Wood-fired waste water bowl with pine ash glaze on both exterior and interior. The wood-fired kiln causes the glaze to turn green when it pools. As the heat melts the glaze it runs to the bottom of the piece, causing an ombre effect.

This waste water bowl sits atop a raised footring and has round body with undulating curves. The mouth opens wide, then the body nips in, just to widen again and narrow toward the bottom. The pine-ash glaze has cracks where it has pooled on the edges of the piece, as well as on the interior. The pieces is made up of greens, browns and grays.

Stamped maker's mark on the edge of the footring: "PR" with letters back to back so that they share a center line.
Date 2013
Material Stoneware
Place of Origin Made by Phil Rogers, Marston Pottery, Rhayader, Wales
Artist Phil Rogers
Collection Tea Room
Credit line Gift of Hal F. ('68) and Barbara B. Higginbotham
On View No