Celadon Matcha Bowl (2) by Jacob Bodilly
Matcha Bowl / / Chawan / / by Jacob Bodilly
Hand Thrown in Devon
Approximate measurements: 11.5cm width x 7cm height. 300ml.
A very fine Chawan, carefully and skilfully made, with great attention to detail. Stoneware with a light celadon glaze and sporadic speckling. Giving glimpses of subtle blue and pale green hues with an even glassy crackle within the glaze, becoming more pronounced with use. The underside of the chawan is left unglazed with the stoneware showing, offering a subtle contrast whilst giving a very tactile surface and foot to hold well within the hand. ~ As well as in a celadon glaze, we have a few available with a white ash glaze, a smooth texture and colouration with hints of grey and pale blue.
Jacob has been working in Ceramics for over 12 years with previous residences spent at Leach Pottery and Boscean Pottery in Cornwall. Estabilishing his personal studio based in the peaceful, secluded countryside near the Devon Somerset border since 2014. From there, he creates highly skilled pieces with the upmost care and dedication to the craft. Drawing from traditional Asian styles, methods and philosphy. Also informed by his personal love of Puerh, Oolong and Dark teas. Working with selected local clays and creating unique glazes often celadon and also on occasion, porcelain. All culminating in the realisation of some very fine contemporary teawares striving for a timeless beauty.