My Own Pottery

Collection by David Voorhees • Last updated 10 weeks ago

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Here are some of the functional and decorative pottery that I have made. Most pieces are wood/soda fired, some gas reduction fired. Many of my porcelain pieces are fired in oxidation (electric .kilns), especially ones with any painted decorations.

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Striped Porcelain Mug by David Voorhees Pottery

Striped Porcelain Mug by David Voorhees Pottery | Etsy

Wheel-formed porcelain clay, fluted when leather hard. Sturdy and comfortable pulled handle that gently follows the body, great for every tea or coffee drinker. Overlapping beige and blue glazes cause the fluted lines to fill in to form the stripes on one side. Translucent. Dishwasher and microwave friendly. Intended to be your favorite coffee or tea mug for daily use! 3.5" x 4.75" x 3.5".

REDUCED  Red/Brown Stoneware Serving Bowl  handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

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REDUCED Red/Brown Stoneware Serving Bowl handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

REDUCED Tall Shino Bottle Vase, Wood-fired Stoneware by NC potter David Voorhees

Tall Shino Bottle Vase, Wood-fired Stoneware by NC potter David Voorhees

This wheel formed stoneware vase form has been altered when leather hard with impressed areas around the shoulder and foot. Small lugs accentuate the choke below the rim. It serves well as a functional flower vase. The shino glaze gives a varied coloration of grays and browns and the interior glaze shows off the rim. Wood/soda fired with typical wad marks on the bottom. Signed and dated

Porcelain Twist Faceted Vase by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

Porcelain Twist Faceted Vase by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

This wheel formed porcelain vase form has been altered when leather hard by faceting with a knife in a slight spiral twist. It serves well as a functional flower vase. The sprayed copper and cobalt glazes give a varied coloration and breaks nicely on the faceted edges revealing the white porcelain. Wood/soda fired with typical wad marks on the bottom. 19" x 3" Signed and dated 2020.

Sea Bone Jar, stoneware and porcelain, wood/soda fired, handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

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Sea Bone Jar, stoneware and porcelain, wood/soda fired, handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

Porcelain Twist Faceted Vase by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

Porcelain Twist Faceted Vase by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

This wheel formed porcelain vase form has been altered when leather hard by faceting with a knife in a slight spiral twist. It serves well as a functional flower vase. The sprayed copper and cobalt glazes give a varied coloration and breaks nicely on the faceted edges revealing the white porcelain. Wood/soda fired with typical wad marks on the bottom. 19" x 3" Signed and dated 2020.

Sea Bone Jar, stoneware and porcelain, wood/soda fired, handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

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Sea Bone Jar, stoneware and porcelain, wood/soda fired, handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

Stoneware Serving Bowl with Brush Decoration, handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

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Stoneware Serving Bowl with Brush Decoration, handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

Porcelain Twist Faceted Vase by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

Porcelain Twist Faceted Vase by NC potter David Voorhees | Etsy

This wheel formed porcelain vase form has been altered when leather hard by faceting with a knife in a slight spiral twist. It serves well as a functional flower vase. The sprayed copper and cobalt glazes give a varied coloration and breaks nicely on the faceted edges revealing the white porcelain. Wood/soda fired with typical wad marks on the bottom. 19" x 3" Signed and dated 2020.

Swirl Facetted Stoneware Tea Bowl handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees.

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Swirl Facetted Stoneware Tea Bowl handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees.

Sgraffito Box, Stoneware, Wood/soda-fired, handmade by  David Voorhees Pottery

Sgraffito Box Stoneware Wood/soda-fired handmade by David | Etsy

Wheel formed stoneware lidded The top has had a coat of porcelain slip then carved with a branches and leaves pattern through the slip revealing the darker clay beneath. Covered with a pale green celedon glaze. Soda is infused at top temperature, around 2300F. The interior is lined with a blue glaze making is secure for use.Four feet on bottom. Collectible, one-of-a-kind, fine stoneware pottery. Signed and dated by the artist. 2020

Tall Bone Jar, stoneware and porcelain, wood/soda fired, handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

Tall Bone Jar, stoneware and porcelain, wood/soda fired, handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

Wheel formed and altered stoneware jar. Thinly thrown. The lid has some decorative details and the top is crowned with a carved porcelain element that has been epoxied in place. Glazed with a blue ash glaze that breaks into various shades around the pot and breaks to brown in several places. Soda is infused at top temperature, around 2300F. The interior is lined with a clear glaze making is secure for use. It would make a fabulous vase for your favorite flowers; simply place the lid…

Stoneware Serving Bowl with Brush Decoration, handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

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Stoneware Serving Bowl with Brush Decoration, handmade by NC potter, David Voorhees Pottery

Wood fired Pillow Teapot

Wood fired Pillow Teapot | Etsy

Porcelain teapot, wheel formed and altered. Creases and panels have been formed when leather hard. Brush decoration with an iron slip on the two side panels and lid. Shino glaze on the exterior with typical edge color changes of gray and pinks. Comfortable pulled handle and clear liner glaze for durable daily use. Non-tipping lid, strainer holes and dripless spout. Wood-fired and salt/soda glazed with typical wad marks on bottom. 6" x 7.5" x 6.5" holds about 4 cups of tea.

Faceted stoneware tea bowl, glaze on glaze, wood/soda fired. On my Etsy store.

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Faceted stoneware tea bowl, glaze on glaze, wood/soda fired. On my Etsy store.

Moon Waves II ceramic and colored resin-glazed art object

Art Object to grace your home or office. Handmade ceramic elements are the basis for this unique creation. David makes the pieces on a potters wheel and fires them with a base glaze before handing them off to James who does the colorful resin artwork. James uses mica powders and inks in an epoxy resin base, creating a deep layered cosmos of patterns, colors and reflective stars. Out of this world viewing! Pieces are assembled once the resin work is dry with the base and main form bolted…