Porcelain Meiping with Wild Roses
A meiping is an historical Chinese pottery form, built for the palace. I have been making this form since the beginning of my career, so 31 years! I threw this meiping in 5 pieces, body(3), neck and foot ring and joined them when the clay was still wet clay, that is when I carved the pattern in to the surface. The glazes are a soft matte cream over the carving, breaking taupes and greens and my signature metallic glaze. 18.5" tall x 9" diameter. Signed "Sullivan, Canada" on the bottom.