Limited edition of 75*. The number and my name is scribed into the glaze. 11"x7"
The "Bantu Princess" was modeled in clay and molded twice to achieve a refined and detailed finish. She was poured in ceramic slip, fired, then pewter glaze was applied.
The main side of the Bantu’s face is convex, the opposite shows her mirror image, but concave, expressing her conflicting thoughts. The pose of the Bantu’s head shows pride, dignity, and confidence.
I have spent years trying to perfect the process of achieving a sleek and flawless surface of the glaze. I believe I have come as close as I can get, although my quest for perfection will be ongoing. Because each piece is hand made imperfections can occur.
Designed and hand made by me, Elke.
* The edition number includes the total of all colored glazed and uniquely embellished pieces
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