Petite Cat Head, black or white
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Designer: Ernest Miller
Material(s): glazed ceramic
Dimensions: 6" x 6" x 6"
Product ID: 4924
Categories: Accessories, Archive, Ceramics
Listing is for one petit cat head. Slightly smaller than the original version. Choose between black or white. Please include the selection in the notes section on the shopping cart page. These kitties are one of a kind, as all kitties are.
Ernest Miller is a ceramicist who harkens from the midwest and resides in MN. Inspiration for his work comes from field landscaps and architectural features such as barns found in the Midwest as starting points for ceramic vessels and glaze surfaces. Observations of source material may be abstracted using elements to complement functional or sculptural forms. Growing up on a farm in Southern Illinois instilled the virtues of utility, where the everyday use of a tool or piece of equipment was relied upon. He thinks of the role they fulfill with humanity. They are tools for storing or turning soil: as pottery is for eating and drinking. He feels a kinship with these rural icons. This has brought to appropriate line and surface of these influences into sculpture and pottery.
Pieces usually begin on the potter’s wheel and later hand altered and trimmed. Once dried and bisque fired they are coated with glaze and finish fired to 2,250 degrees Fahrenheit.
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