This wall platter was made on a historical pottery kick-wheel with Porcelain clay, then fired in an electric kiln. It comes will hanging device and instructions to guarantee you can safely hang this platter on your wall. You also get a folder of handmade paper made by Sienna Cherrico, with hand written descriptions on exactly how your platter was made.
Galaxy Platter, Dark Color w/handmade paper: $1295 MSRP before S&H costs.
Included: 4 Cosmic Shot Cups ($99 retail) and 1 Cobalt Meteor Mug ($425 retail) included free with the sale price.
These photos below show my early college experiences with the two men. Voulkos passed away before I got my hands in clay. Studying, viewing and holding his art was the closest I got to him personally. Reitz (who was a close, personal friend of Pete) showed off his skills and radiated enthusiasm during a two day workshop I saw in college.
Reitz went through two wheelbarrows of clay in two days. He brought other artists to tears when talking about his art, life, friends and Pete. It was truly remarkable. I feel honored to have been able to document Reitz at 79 years old, throwing 100 pound platters like it was child's play.
You can learn more about how I crafted my career to follow in the footsteps of these men in my guest authorship for American Craft Council:
*The photo of me holding a Peter Voulkos platter is not the platter you are purchasing. It is a marketing photo, intended to show a link to my historical pottery influences only. You are purchasing one Cherrico Pottery platter only.
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