White On White Vine Ceramic Urn

This ceramic urn features a flowing floral-like pattern that is reminiscent of abundant vines that can grow at the edge of fields and woods. This urn was conceived during the winter when vines were heavily laden with snow.

 

The subtle clear glaze brings out the beauty of the white porcelain. This is one of my most difficult forms to make on the potter's wheel.  After the urn is thrown at the wheel, the form is altered by carving into the rim and foot to create the three footed bottom and organic flowing rim. Once the urn has dried, many hours go into creating the floral raised relief imagery: first drawing the pattern with a pencil, then brushing wax over that pattern. When the wax risist dries the surrounding porcelain gets sponged away. The wax resist floral design becomes the raised relief design. It is then fired once in the kiln, where the wax burns off.  Then the piece is glazed and fired it for another 15 hours in the kiln.

This urn comes in four sizes:

Petite keepsake or token (3” x 2” x 2”) with the capacity of up to 10 cubic inches that holds the tiniest bit of ashes as a treasured memory of the loved one or beloved pet. Priced at $149.

Small (7” x 3” x 3”) with the capacity of up to 40 cubic inches. Priced at $249.

Medium (11” x 5.5” x 5.5”) with the capacity of up to 120 cubic inches. Priced at $649.

Individual (13” x 6” x 6”) with the capacity of up to 200 cubic inches. Priced at $749.

You may seal this urn's lid with a hardware grade epoxy for a permanent secure seal.

Standard shipping within the contiguous United States (4-7 business days) and handling are included in the price. For shipping to other locations or for faster delivery, please contact us at info@artisurn.com.

California and Illinois residents will be charged a sales tax.

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