Fired Gaiwan Sets

Just a quick update on the progress of the gaiwan project: these are two of the four fired sets! The one on the left is earthenware and the other is porcelain.


You can notice the shrinkage of the porcelain. Whilst I was expecting to leave them unglazed, the porcelain pots don’t really have a nice smooth texture, so I might reconsider later, or try to cast them from bone china slip.


Meanwhile, just a quick look at the glazing process of the earthenware sets (I got a new phone, so the picture quality should be markedly higher); more to come.



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