Two of Estelle's anagama fired teapots. With a fine grained clay these were very satisfactory but with a course grained Shigaraki type clay, like in the upper photograph, they were not always leak proof. Estelle's method of making the teapot body was to pull up a cylinder and then fill it out from the inside this thinning the clay until it was little more than the thickness of the crystal particles.
The Heron Migrates is the story of how a Japanese anagama kiln came to New Zealand. From Estelle and Bruce Martin's diaries from their trips to Japan and the building and firing of the Kamaka anagama. Soft cover with 400 photographs and drawings. 160 pages.
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