This striking anagama wood-fired bowl was made by Peter Swanson. He built an Anagama kiln in 2004 which has enabled him to explore surface decoration that is not possible in a gas kiln.
Dimensions: H-8 cm x W-15 cm
As all products are handmade sizes and colour may vary slightly.
Peter Swanson is a self-taught ceramicist who established his own pottery in 1976. His method of working has changed and evolved over the years, from earthenware to reduction fired stoneware and porcelain, specialising in specific varieties of individual Ash Glazes.
Born in 1950, Peter began working in potteries from 1967 in between travelling to various parts of the world and absorbing different cultures. In 1974 Peter moved to St. Ives, Cornwall helping his family establish a pottery on the Penbeagle Estate. Peter uses a self-built gas fired reduction kiln of some 36 cu.ft. for both domestic and individual pieces. He built an Anagama kiln in 2004 which has enabled him to explore surface decoration that is not possible in the gas kiln.