Celebrating The Vessel

 

Happy Thanksgiving!

Give thanks to the vessel. The ceramic vessel has been the container of life since the beginning of time.  Throughout history, it holds the water and grains for people to live.  Water and foods are contained and
   stored to give to people, livestock, and grow the fields of fruit, vegetables, and grain.  The vessels are
  used in ceremony for Japanese raku tea ceremonies, babies’ baptims’, and to contain the ashes of are deceased- urns.
 



 
 

DIGITAL IMAGES


 

Stoneware handbuilt with coils


 


 


 


Robert Martin throwing a vessel on the pottery wheel


 
 
 
 

Co-worker pulling vessels, bowls, and vases out of the raku firing kiln at 1800 degrees fairenheight.


 

Raku fired vessel


 

Stoneware Pitcher


 

Stoneware Vessels

 

Porcelain "Wedgewood" Vessel


DIGITAL IMAGES
of a vessel
Vessel No. 4



Painting by
Maxfield Parrish






New Mexico- Native American-
artist unknown

Artwerker- Celebrating The Vessel
The ceramic vessel has been the container of life. Water and foods are contained and stored for people, livestock, and crops.
Artwerker-Artwork & Designs by Robert L. Martin.

email to Robert Martin at: artwerker@hotmail.com





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