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Neriage feather bowl

Neriage feather bowl


Subtle and delicate, these porcelain nest bowls have bands of coloured clays swirling in the body of the vessel. Inside, a feather illustration completes the picture.

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About this item:
The nest bowls are part of an exhibition series looking endangered species of Australian flora and fauna.

Wheel-thrown using fine porcelain clays using a Japanese "Neriage" techniques, where coloured clays are included randomly into the clay before throwing, giving rise to subtle and unpredictable patterns on the surface of the vessel.

The interior of the "Nest" bowl features an illustration of a feather from one of the endangered species.

95 mm

115 mm

115 mm

150 grams

Cool Ice Porcelain

Techniques & Glazes:
Neriage | Decal art | Dipped glaze


This vessel is handmade and unique. It comes with a signed Certificate of Authenticity from the artist.
Authentic, handmade ceramic vessels can show some variation in colour, shape and texture from piece to piece. Artistic authenticity is our goal rather than identical mechanical reproductions.


Frances Smith is an accomplished Australian ceramic artist and teacher. She is academically trained with degrees and diplomas in graphic design and ceramic arts. Formerly head of design for the Seven Network and working for many TV and production companies, she now lives and works in the beautiful NSW seaside village of Kiama.