This Calabash is the creation of the Quebec ceramist Makiko.
Cup from Makiko | AbysseMakiko Collection
Quebec ceramist Makiko Nakamura Hicher works her cups to give them this irregular and ageing effect.
She passes multiple layers of glaze with a sponge on each to acquire beautiful shades of colour. Then, material is removed with a needle to achieve the result desired by the artist.
These stages of creation give a lot of flair and texture to her pieces which are still light and delicate in the hand.
Each gourd is uniquely crafted, with colours and capacity which vary from one to another. Beautiful artisanal work.
Diameter : 7.5 cm
Height : 7
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