Pennsylvania German Redware - This folk art pottery is handmade in Pennsylvania in a 250+ year old stone house.

 

Each plate begins as a lump of red earthenware clay that is rolled flat with a rolling pin and then cut to fit the mold. The design is created using the slip-trailing technique where slip (liquid clay) is drawn over the red earthenware.

The edge is coggled (similar to pie crimping), and then drape molded (laid over mold) to give it nice, slightly bowled shape.  Using an electric kin the piece is bisque fired, and the glaze is applied and fired again.  Food-safe glaze is on the front and the back of the plate is  unglazed in the Pennsylvania German potters' tradition.   

Signed by me and dated November 27, 2018, "cloudy". 9 1/4” diameter, 1" deep. Gift boxed.

Slipware Plate - SP113

SKU: SP113
$28.00Price