Tall stoneware vase, 1962

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Waistel Cooper
Born Ayr 1921, d. 2003

Tall stoneware vase, 1962
Hand-thrown stoneware

Purchased from the artist, 1961
Museum number 1961- 71-2

Waistel Cooper created his glazes by collecting different types of wood, burning it, sieving the ash, then adding it to liquid glazes. He experimented with oak, holly and rose but favoured bracken and reed. Each of the wood ashes created a different effect when fired to 1320oc.

Tall stoneware vase, 1962
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