This is a hand-built bottle (not thrown on the wheel) that has been raku fired. About 1 foot tall. One of the very few hand-built projects I have made (I don't have much patience for anything but the wheel). Once leather-hard, I used a loop tool to gouge texture into the piece.
For those who don't know what raku is, it is a firing technique in which the pot is removed from the kiln while red hot and placed into a garbage can filled with newspaper. The can immediately bursts into flames and the lid is put on to remove oxygen. The flames create very cool colors and effects in the glaze.
Thanks for looking!