Covered in a new Ben Owen Pottery proprietary glaze blend, Opal Blue, this mug displays a beautiful array of variegated hues. The glaze was named after the incredible natural color of blue opals. Sure to become a favored piece of art in the home or office. Both decorative and functional. Dishwasher- and microwave-safe. Measuring 5.5“l x 4”w x 4.25”h.
Please Note: What appear to be white spots on the surface are reflections from photo lighting.
The scalloped design on the base directly reflects the heavy Asian influence in Ben III's form and design, a common theme in his body of work. The scalloped design is commonly seen in early Chinese glazed pottery during the Song and Tang Dynasties, as well as in early Japanese techniques.
This piece is hand-signed by Ben Owen III with the year made (2024).