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Black Shino tea pot/cone 11/reduction
`table salt added to the soda ash heated with water and
painted on the entire pot.`
This is the new mel6 clay body, with an old ron roy recipe for a base that i made
into pure white using zircopax and tin, and a black with red iron and cobalt.
Fired to cone 7 in just under 5 hours, with a 2 hour down fire at 1800F.
The kiln is a small 60 amp kiln, and it fires fast, no controller, switches to high.
`the white over oil spots.`
graywhite shino chawan, cone 12. made in the small stoneware kiln at the farm. my hands were dirty with red glaze.
cone 11+ medium reduction, layers of navy blue and copper red over white