Cylindrical bottle of black clay
Cylindrical bottle made of black clay and fire coloured glaze
The cylindrical bottle made of black clay is completely hand shaped, moulded with potter’s wheel, decorated with striped engravings and coloured with a vivid orange glaze. Every phase of the making, from the moulding to the final decoration, followed the best artisanal tradition of the Italian ceramic making. The cilinder-shaped bottle with narrow neck is part of the exclusive series named “Black clay and Fire” handmade by the Master Ceramist Giuseppe Liberati.
“Black Clay and Fire” design line
During one of his most remarkable artistic moments, the Master Giuseppe Liberati made a series of pieces in modern ceramic that we can call “Black Clay and Fire”. For the occasion, the Master decided to use a particular black clay, that is much harder to be shaped compared to the others. The technical skills of the Master Giuseppe Liberati, combined with his creative and artistic flair, make him able to shape (with his hands or with the help of the potter’s wheel) complex and captivating shapes that, in this case, he decided to colour with a minimal and linear touch with the shades of orange. Semi-refractory clays, also called “Semire clays” are particular mixtures that can be included in the category of the “unconventional” ceramics. This particular type of black clay, is suitable for the creation of decorative or artistic works.
Vases and bottles which are part of this series, can be distinguished for their refined shapes: pyramidal, cylindrical, rounded or with very narrow or very large necks. As an alternative to traditional shapes, the series “Black Clay and Fire” suggests a series of unique and non-reproducible pieces. For the final colouring, as a tribute to one of the key elements, i.e. Fire, the artist used a vivid orange glaze that, brushes on the striped engravings of the clay, makes an unique and fascinating effect. The colour starts from the bottom and then, rising to the top, gives the feeling of a bottle-embracing fire, like it emerged from vulcanic lava.
The cylindrical bottle made of black clay is a unique piece, this makes this artifact a unique design object with a high artistic depth. A Guarantee Certificate will be attached to every artistic artifact in order to guarantee its unicity and craftsmanship.
Sizes: height 30 cm, diameter 18.5 cm, neck diameter 2.5 cm. Weight: 3.5 kg.
Product code: 50CMI