Deco Garden Platter
Created by Rod Hemming
Slab-rolled platter. Recreating the egg motif in an Art Deco style. The egg lies in a nest of protection of woven shapes. The center is a square with impressed lace pattern, surrounded by geometrical shapes designed from organic drawings. The artist used a large brush to paint the center and then smaller brushes to create the details. The underside of the platter is green in color. Signed and numbered on bottom. Finished platter was fired to cone 05 at 1888 degrees. This piece is for table decoration and can hold dry goods such as fruit.