Clay Works

These stoneware clay pieces designed and hand-crafted by Lois Stopple use glazes which were originally formulated by Marguerite Wildenhain and passed down by her students.

"High-fire Stoneware Fruit Bowl" 

4.5" H x 12" W

 

 

 

"High-fire Stoneware Canister" detail

 

 

"High-fire Stoneware Canister" 

12" H x 12" W

 

 

"Flower pot" 

Hand-made of slab stoneware pottery

5" H x 7" W

 

 

"Flower Pot" 

Hand-made of slab stoneware pottery

7" H x 10" W

 

 

"Witches' Pitcher" 

6" H x 10" W

 

 

"Sgraffito Diamond Vase" 

 High-fire Stoneware, Iron Oxide Glaze

8" H x 6.5" W

 

 

"Three-sided Knobby Sugar Bowl"

High-fire Stoneware

7.5" H x 4" W

 

 

"Three-sided Knobby Sugar Bowl" detail

 

 

"Exotic Lamp"

 

"Exotic Lamp" finial

 

"Cream and Sugar"

 

"Cream and Sugar" detail

 

"Here's looking at you Dilly..."

 

"Dilly with her lid lifted exposing her delicate inner stash bowl"

 

"Flowerpot with Begonia Ricinifolia"

Hand-made of slab stoneware pottery

6" H x 11" W

"Flowerpot with Begonia erythrophylla"

Hand-made of slab stoneware pottery

6" H x 7" W

"Flowerpot with Begonia Joe Hayden"

Hand-made of slab stoneware pottery

5" H x 7" W

"Flowerpot with Begonia maculata alba"

Hand-made of slab stoneware pottery

7" H x 10" W

"Table Top Fountain"

Slab stoneware pottery with copper torquoise glaze. Shown here with underwater fog-mister and light, arranged with minerals and crystals

10" H x 20" W

"Red Bowl"

This bowl is made by draping the slab of clay over a softly shaped smooth stone. The deep red glaze with cobalt overtones is achieved by reduction firing in a gas kiln.

"Pitcher Exotica"