Pinched Mug with Pillow Handle

Pinched Mug with Pillow Handle



This earthenware mug is a perfect expression of ceramicist Tara Underwood’s intuitive style and creative vision. The mug’s irregular surface emphasizes Tara’s freeform, hands-on process, made all the more distinctive thanks to the piece’s hand-mixed glaze finish. The final product accentuates the human element at work in Tara’s pieces: each small surface indent is a maker’s mark, a celebration of the relationship between the piece’s construction and the ideas that inspired it.

Dimensions: 3″ height x 3″ diameter, 4.75″ width with handle

Care: Food, dishwasher and microwave safe.

Ships within 4-6 weeks.

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Tara Underwood Tara continues to explore and refine her making process: she mixes her own glazes, and finishes each piece by hand, giving even her wheel-thrown pots a distinctive, freeform quality. Through her process, Tara works to realize and express her ideas, inspirations and influences, citing traditional Japanese pottery—in particular its simplicity and celebration of the imperfections of handmade pieces— as a major inspiration.
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