Newspaper Article 1987 – Fire glazed pots on display

Fire glazed pots on display

AT CLAYSHAPES Gallery on Sunday, Bruce and Estelle Martin open a special showing of their anagama fired pots.

Anagama is a Japanese technique which combines the basic elements of clay, water and fire. The pots are not glazed in the normal manner, but fired in a huge kiln over a period of ten days continuously. The result is an amazing depth of colour and quality which cannot be duplicated.

The exhibition of the Martins’ pots continues at Clayshapes until September 4.

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Photo caption – BRUCE and Estelle Martin, who are displaying their anagama fired pots at Clayshapes Gallery until September 4.

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20 August 1987


The Evening Post

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