White Ash Matcha Bowl (1) by Jacob Bodilly

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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 white ash glaze, a smooth texture and colouration with hints of light grey and pale blue. 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.

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 as well as being informed by his personal love of Puerh, Oolong and Dark teas Jacob works with selected local clays and creates unique glazes, his work culminating in the realisation of some very fine contemporary teawares striving for a timeless beauty.