Nerikomi Bowl | Thomas Hoadley

Nerikomi Bowl

1993
colored porcelains;
hand-built and nerikomi technique
18 x 24 x 26 cm (7 x 9 x 10 in.)
Lent by the White House
gift of the artist
Photograph by John Bigelow Taylor

The nerikomi technique of using colored porcelains allows the pattern to penetrate through the thickness of the wall so that it is visible both inside and out. Hoadley took advantage of this organic union of pattern and structure to create an intricately and richly designed vessel.

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