Laurie Pollpeter Eskenazi Little Red Pinwheel Heart Wall Art
- Ceramic heart, designed and handcrafted in the USA and signed by the artist
- Approximately 7 x 5.8 x 1.6 inches (HxWxD); integrated hanging wire
- Embossed with a pattern from antique lace and updated with contemporary flair
- Displays a mastery of glaze patterning and critical attention to detail
- Handmade one at a time, so slight variations should be expected
Laurie Pollpeter Eskanazi's hearts are among her most collected pieces. A wall display with at least three designs will make a stunning statement in your home.
Laurie has worked with clay for over 25 years. As a little girl, she was fascinated with the items found on and in her grandmother's dresser, including old button boxes, crazy quilts, and hand-tatted lace. Her work is inspired by the traditional needlecrafts made by women in the 19th and early 20th century, and her richly vibrant palette reflects the colors and textures encountered in her travels throughout France, Italy, Spain, and the rural Midwest.
Using a combination of wheel throwing, coil, and slab techniques, Laurie transforms vintage designs into contemporary stoneware. She is perhaps most notably recognized for her mastery of glaze patterning and critical attention to detail. Her work possesses a feminine, playful touch that incorporates bits of nostalgia while speaking to contemporary sensibilities.
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