Mini Bluebird Peach Tea
7.25"H x 6" W x 3.75"D
Wheel thrown porcelain tea with hand carved and hand sculpted peach motif. Hand rolled handle with hand sculpted leaves. Base is porcelain sculpted to resemble wood. Hand modeled bluebird for happiness is perched on the lid. Airbrushed matte glazes fired to maturity in an oxidation kiln. Signed and dated.
Associated with the rites of Spring, the bluebird as a totem suggests a girl"s transformation to womanhood. It also is a symbol of a carefree happiness that we all may discover if we remain on the alert for it.