Eva Funderburgh


Wall-Mounted Beast: Antlers

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"Wall-mounted beast: Antlers", 2019
Wood fired porcelain and stoneware.
6” wide x 5” deep x 7” tall

About the process:
This original handmade sculpture was woodfired in a traditional Japanese-style anagama kiln. The kiln was fed with wood every five to ten minutes until it reached temperatures of 2100 Fahrenheit over the course of five days. The firing that this beast is from was a difficult one, where we chose to fire the kiln for most of an extra day - a decision that paid off in the end. This beast shows a variety of woodfired effects, pale blue ash, to yellow crystals, to blushes of bare clay. The antlers are made of a darker stoneware, and the teeth of a paler porcelain. All the colors come the clay, the ash, and the flame, with no added glaze or slip.

About the piece:
Once, on a fall morning, the antlered beast woke up and discovered a dew-covered spider web between his antlers. He still dreams about that day.

About shipping:
Your beast will be sent out via USPS Priority Mail on December 16th or 17th, safely and securely heading your way. In case of overpayment for international shipping or multiple purchases, I'll refund the extra. Shipments to within the continental United States should arrive before December 25th.

About gifts:
If you would like gift wrapping or would like for the receipt to not include the price, let me know before the 16th and I can make it happen.

About payment:
Interested in paying in Installments? Shoot me an email, and we can make it happen. However, I can't reserve a piece during a shop launch! If your favorite piece is still available 2 hours after the launch, then we can set something up.