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Larry Halvorsen

Larry Halvorsen Ceramics

"My drive is the creation of the work, the new and undiscovered ideas."

Larry Halvorsen works with stoneware clay, constructing his pieces through a combination of hand-building techniques, including coiling, press-and-slump molding, and slab building. The pieces are coated with black slip, and then, using the ancient technique of sgraffito, he carves through the slip, revealing the natural clay beneath. His pieces are fired once to cone 10 (2300 degrees) in a natural gas kiln.

Halvorsen's influences range from ancient stone tools, ritual objects, and Celtic monoliths to the wondrous variety of form and pattern in nature. And the two years he spent in the Peace Corp in Central America - seeing Pre-Colombian pottery, the Mayan sites of Tikal and Copan, and the highlands of Guatemala.

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Notched Table
Ceramic Side Table

by Larry Halvorsen
$ 850
Dots Bird Feeder
Ceramic Bird Feeder

by Larry Halvorsen
$ 110
Faceted Table
Ceramic Side Table

by Larry Halvorsen
$ 800
Mogul Table
Ceramic Side Table

by Larry Halvorsen
$ 850
Zebra Table
Ceramic Side Table

by Larry Halvorsen
$ 800
Round Tree Table
Ceramic Side Table

by Larry Halvorsen
$ 850
Belted Wall Disks
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Larry Halvorsen
$ 850
Gloss Tube Sculptures
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Larry Halvorsen
$ 1,300
Surveyor Wall Cubes
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Larry Halvorsen
$ 850
Surveyor Wall Balls
Ceramic Wall Sculpture

by Larry Halvorsen
$ 850