Smoke-fired Vessel - raw

Handmade by Hannah Blackall-Smith

1.700 kr

Only 1 piece in stock!

Unique smoke-fired vessels - an exploration of form, texture, and process. Taking inspiration from stories of marine archaeology the artist found beauty in the images of permanently abandoned ancient pottery on the seabed, building up layers of patina and texture.


The pieces are hand thrown and textured in stoneware, the inspiration for the forms comes from ancient Greek and Roman pottery shapes. They are fired once in the electric kiln before being smoke-fired for 48 hours in a pit firing with various organic materials to create clouds of color and striking surface patterns. A love letter to the unpredictable danish summer, the pieces get their color from locally gathered seagrasses and seaweed. 

Hannah Blackall-Smith is a, largely self-taught, English potter now living and making in Copenhagen. Since moving to the city in 2017 she has assisted local ceramicist Tasja Pulawska and now Hannah runs her own studio Blacksmith Ceramics in Copenhagen.

Inspiration for a warmly rustic, yet minimal, aesthetic comes from a range of places; Scandinavian design principles yet also historic pottery shapes from ancient civilizations and late 20th-century studio pottery from the UK.
Hannah is completely wedded to the wheel above all other ceramic techniques and adds a fluted texture to many of her pieces. This is applied mid-way through throwing when the clay is at its wettest stage and captures the momentum of the wheel in the gently twisted fluting.


Creating visible traces and irregularities of the hand-making process in her work is a form of communication with the piece’s final owner. These pots have lived several lives before they are even used: on the wheel, in the kiln, and (in the case of the smoke fired pieces) in the fire. Each early stage of the pot’s ‘life’ leaves an indelible mark on its surface that will be there in perpetuity.

This piece is unglazed and should therefore mainly be used as decoration.

Measurements: 

w 22 x h 18 cm

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