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Black Shino tea pot/cone 11/reduction

table salt added to the soda ash




this is the new mel6 clay body, with an old ron roy recipe for a base that i made

into pure white using zircopax and tin, and a black with red iron and cobalt.

fired to cone 7 in four hours, with a three hour down fire at 1800F.

the white over oil spots.




mel's shino glaze, cone 12, heavy reduction

many of the pots boiled, turned odd colors and had to be thrown out,

this gem was right in the middle of all of them. makes me smile.

who knew?


new shino firing. cone 11 brown clay, porcelain spots, soda ash wash