QUESTION: What kind of Vase is this ? I notes it is stoneware and look like porcelain ? What kind of Glaze?

ANSWER: Dear Victor,

Thank you for your recent question. To further attempt to identify your vase, could you please seen an additional photo of the complete vase as well as a photo of the bottom of the vase. Thank you, I look forward to your reply.

Ms. Ti Phillips
Earth Stoke 'N Fire Pottery Studio and Artist Retreat

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QUESTION: Trying to find out what it made of?

Dear Victor,

Thank you for your follow up images. This helped a lot in identifying the vase composition. Your vase is made of white stoneware. The glaze is a matte underglaze base (the mountains and creaminess color under the flowers) with a decorative over glaze (flowers) on top. It looks as though a clear crackle was applied to the underglaze and over glaze to give it a hint of glossiness and of course the crackle look.

I was unable to locate the pottery artist who made this piece, but this is not uncommon as there are thousands of artists who do pottery. However, I can tell you that this piece is from a very skilled artist who has been working with clay for many years and understands the clay and glaze composition and formulation requirements to achieve perfected pieces such as this. This is a piece I would hold on to. Some day, you may just come across information on the artist and find you have a valuable piece.

Very nice. Thank you for sharing it with me. Should I come across any information on the artist in the future, I will gladly contact you and share it.

Hope this information was useful to you. If I can be of further service to you, please feel free to contact me at any time. I am always at your service.

Ms. Ti Phillips
Earth Stoke 'N Fire Pottery Studio and Artist Retreat


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Will answer any questions on hand building, wheel, glaze, firing. Speciality questions to include those in glaze calculation and development, firing techniques. Please do not send questions on identifying pottery. Although I would love to add this to my question topics, I have a retreat to run as well as the studio and volunteering on AllExperts, and therefore do not have the available time to research indentification and marks. Thank you for understanding.


Experience includes 30 years in pottery design and education. Have taught online and studio classes worldwide for the last 20 years. Own a pottery retreat specializing in firing techniques. Have 12 years solid experience in glaze calculation and formulation as well as problem solving in glaze chemistry. I am the first potter in the United States to have developed a complete package of pottery equipment blueprints for a studio. The blueprints include wheels, kilns, studio furniture, wedgeboards, raku kilns, slab rollers, ball mills and studio tools.

Alliance of Pottery Artists Worldwide Association

Ceramic Industry - PPP Wyndstryder Press - Pottery Journal

University of Sciences and Art's of Oklahoma, studied under Professor Jaymes Dudding.

Awards and Honors
Potter of the year with APAWA, various awards for showmanship and design.

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Available upon request.

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