This new piece is hand coiled and traditionally fired outdoors. Samuel refers to it as a swirled storage jar. The form of this jar is particularly beautiful. Sometimes when the pushed out ribs are symmetric, and a certain thickness, there is an appearance of “motion” This is true with this piece. The ribs become narrow as they reach the small bottom. The plain polished neck of the jar is so beautifully placed above the ribs. Samuel has been able to polish the pot inside for several inches down, a very difficult skill. The colors we see ranging from blacks to red browns are especially attractive. After Samuel fired the piece outdoors, he added pine pitch which was applied both inside and out while the pot was still warm. Afterwards, he polished it with a cotton cloth to help achieve that excellent shine. The overall look exhibits excellence in form, shape, carving and polishing.

5″ high by 6 1/2″ wide

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