ring shaped bottles
Posted 13 March 2013 - 01:32 PM
Posted 13 March 2013 - 01:49 PM
I was given a Sueki ring shaped bottle late kofun 6thC ad Japan;I have some ideas on how I would make them them, but I`m curious to know how someone else out there would choose to form them.
I've seen Native American pots in this shape, also--maybe someone could comment. ( http://worldvisitgui...le/MS05216.html, towards the bottom)
Posted 13 March 2013 - 02:08 PM
Posted 13 March 2013 - 04:57 PM
I don't know the use of the ones from Japan. Maybe John Baymore knows.
Posted 13 March 2013 - 05:11 PM
Simple trick. just takes some practice making it, but much easier than learning how to throw a plate.
Posted 13 March 2013 - 06:55 PM
Students get a kick out of it.
I find it interesting that they were worn on the arm as water jugs for peasants working in the fields. I have seen them made by contemporary potters in Spain and in archaeological museum all over Europe. They seem to be pretty universal.
Posted 14 March 2013 - 08:09 AM
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