Celtic Vase, Iridescent

Inspired by a historic Pewabic lamp base from our museum collection, the Celtic Vase is wrapped in beautiful interweaving lines reflecting the style of Irish knots and timeless architecture.

Many consider the Iridescent glaze to be Pewabic's most important contribution to ceramic art. Through trial, error, and sheer persistence, Mary Chase Perry Stratton developed her first successful Iridescent glaze in 1906. Establishing the formula and stabilizing the firing process took another three years.

Today our Iridescent pieces are fired somewhat similarly, though with safer materials. It requires a third firing and a process called fuming, when vegetable oil is injected into the kiln to create the extraordinary one-of-a-kind effects.

  • 8.5" tall
  • Handcrafted in Detroit
  • Individually slip cast and glazed by Pewabic artisans
  • Pewabic logo stamped on bottom
  • Slight variations in glaze and firing results ensure each handcrafted Pewabic piece is one of a kind
  • In our Copper and Matte Green Iridescent glazes
  • Do not use plant food with Iridescent vessels.

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