Sagger is an alternative firing method using a confined atmosphere during the firing process. Pieces can be coated with solutions, draped with horse hair or sisal, then wrapped and sealed for firing in the sagger. There is great variety in the finishes, some earthy and smoked, some colorful. This piece, inspired by a Native American Ghost Dancer’s deerskin shirt sleeve, retains red clay color, golden hues, beiges, grey and smoke black. it. Knife scored body, dimensional details. Earthy and raw. As the fire gods have returned it. Hand built, one of a kind.
Sagger is not sealed, very porous and can not hold liquid.
Stands 7 3/4” tall X 3 3/4” wide at the top. Feathers and antler not included.