Covered in a new glaze, Opal Blue, this proprietary blend at Ben Owen Pottery reveals beautiful, variegated hues of blue. Named after the incredible natural color of blue opals.
This vase was wheel-thrown by Benjamin Owen IV. Measuring 3.75"w x 4.25"h.
Please Note: What appear to be white spots on the surface are reflections from photo lighting.
Benjamin Owen IV (b. 2005), the youngest child of sixth-generation potter Ben Owen III, is a junior at Uwharrie Charter Academy High School in Asheboro, NC. His current passions include playing basketball and studying trades and investment. While keeping tasks with his school assignments, Benjamin enjoys turning clay on the wheel in his father’s studio. As a long-standing tradition in the Owen Family, creating with clay is a way for Benjamin to carry on his family’s legacy and connect with his roots. Benjamin’s work is featured in galleries such as the Mint Museum in Charlotte, NC, and at the Golf Shop of the renowned Grandover Resort in Greensboro, NC.
This piece is hand-signed by Benjamin Owen IV with the year made (2022).