Oval Crocheted Porcelain Basket with Scalloped Edge


Your eyes will tell you this piece is softly crocheted but your touch will tell you it’s fired clay. And they both will be right in a certain sense, because clay generally doesn’t get crocheted, and crocheting generally isn’t at all hard and stiff. But here it is: a lovely intricately formed and shaped porcelain low and long oval basket with a scalloped top edge. What’s going on? It starts with a handstictched cotton shape which is dipped in liquid porcelain, formed  as it dries and fired to temperature. The cotton burns away, leaving a lovely detailed memory of the stitchery. It is light, showing all the details exactly as they were. It is strong because porcelain, contrary to its appearance, is quite dense and tough. What remains is the amazement. See all the photos to enjoy this one of a kind piece. If we have more than one, we will choose a good one for you.

  • 100% Porcelain
  • Formed from hand-crocheted cotton
  • Sewn and individually formed into shape
  • Translucent white
  • Great with small dry items, silk plants and flowers
  • Mindblowing gift

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This one of a kind piece is entirely hand-made, from crocheting the original form to dipping it in liquid porcelain to tending and shaping while it dries. The kiln’s heat can also add to the gesture.  See all the photos! Consider a grouping of these for a sweet effect.

  • Materials: Porcelain
  • Color: Translucent White
  • Size: approx. 2″h x 8″w x 3.5″d
  • Fully fired to mid-range stoneware temperature
  • Not watertight
  • Hand-wash, please
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Additional information

Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 3 × 7.5 × 3 in