Handmade Protea pot in copper oxide by Caro Gates
Add an elegant touch to your home with this handmade porcelain decorative pot. Finished in a copper oxide gloss glaze. Beautiful simply displayed on its own or with your favourite little plant. Inspired by the Protea flower, named after the Greek God Proteus due to the multiple forms it takes throughout bloom. This product is slip cast in porcelain and then hand carved. Each piece is handmade so no two are the same, making this product a truly unique piece. Handmade in South London. Dimensions: H 9cm x D 9cm. Discover more about the maker Caro Gates here
Each style is handmade to order - delivery time 7 working days
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Caro lives and works in South East London where she was born in 1984. An exploration between the organic and the manmade is a reoccurring theme throughout Caro’s work. Inspired by the natural world and the way it feeds into cultures, the focus of much of her research is on the ways in which humanity has celebrated nature – across history, cultures and through story telling. She uses slip casting to create most pieces but occasionally hand builds unique items when required. Once the form is cast all pieces are hand carved or finished so that they have an imperfect feel, and no two are the same. The inconsistent nature of ceramics as a medium is attractive to Caro and she enjoys how a small change in technique can create satisfying and unexpected differences, which in a world of uniformity, gives a uniqueness she is strongly drawn to. Go on a a tour of Caro's studio and home here here