2017

Terracotta tube sketch, studio Venabygd. Unfired.  H 140 cm. Feb.-March

 

Terracotta tube sketches, studio Venabygd. Unfired.  Feb. -March

 

2016

Fra Liling Ceramic Valley Museum, “Mode” Exhibition Nov. 2016- Feb. 2017

 

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Stakk, høyde 120 cm. Produsert i Jin Wenweis studio i Jingdezhen, Kina. Okt.-nov.

 

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Rørskulptur. Lengde 150 cm. Produsert i Jingdezhen, Kina okt.-nov. “Mode”
Fra “Mode”-utstillingen i Liling Ceramics Valley Museum.

 

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Rørskulptur, i tre deler. Lengde 155 cm. Liling Ceramics Valley Museum, Kina. “Mode” Produsert i Jingdezhen, Kina. Okt.-nov.

 

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Golvrelieff, terracotta. Ubrent. L 300 x b 250 x h 120 cm.  Brennes  elektrisk til 1000 grader i løpet av høsten 2016. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

2015

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Stakker, terracotta.  H 120 x l 120 x b 100 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

2014

Rørskulptur, porselen, produsert på Norsk teknisk porselensfabrikk. “Transformator” 2014. Bomuldsfabriken kunsthall, Arendal. L 500 x b 500 x h 120 cm

Rørskulptur 2014. NTP. Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall. Transformator 2014. LxB ca. 500 cm

Rørskulptur, porselen, produsert på Norsk teknisk porselensfabrikk. “Transformator” 2014. Bomuldsfabriken kunsthall, Arendal. L 500 x b 500 x h 100 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

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Rørskulptur, porselen, “Transformator”, Galleri Format, Oslo.  L 500 x b 500 x h 120 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

Rørskulptur, porselen. Produsert ved Norsk teknisk porselensfabrikk. L 600 x b 350 x h 120 cm. Fra utstillingen “Transformator” i Hydrogenfabrikken i Fredrikstad 2015.

Rørskulptur, porselen. Produsert ved Norsk teknisk porselensfabrikk. L 600 x b 350 x h 120 cm. Fra utstillingen “Transformator” i Hydrogenfabrikken i Fredrikstad 2015. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

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Stakker, svart leirgods. Diam. ca. 120 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

2013

Stakk 2013 Høyde 80 cm Diameter 60 cm

Tube forms, red 2013. Stoneware clay, extruded tube elements roughly modelled together, lead bisilicate-based glaze thickly applied, running glaze with red stain, kiln shelf, electric kiln. H 90 x Dia. 80 cm. Private collection. Photo: Hilde Jordbruen

 

Tube form 2013. H 140 cm
Tube form, 2013. Black sculpture clay,  manual extruded tube elements roughly modelled/stacked together, unglazed, electric fired. H 140 cm. Sørlandets Kunstmuseum SKMU. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

Stack, tube forms 2012. Iron-rich standard English stoneware, extruded tube elements roughly modelled/stacked together, anagama-fired, sandblasted. H 70 x Dia. 70 cm.
Stack, tube forms 2012. Iron-rich standard English stoneware, manual extruded tube elements roughly modelled/stacked together, anagama-fired, sandblasted. H 70 x Dia. 70 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

2012

Pipe form, 2012. made at Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO), Norway. Iron-rich stoneware, extruded pipe elements, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired, strong reduction cooling. W 120 cm.

Pipe form, 2012. Made at Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO), Norway. Iron-rich stoneware, manual extruded pipe elements, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired, strong reduction cooling. W 120 cm. Photo: Jørgen Johansen

 

Pipe form, 2012. Årsutstillingen (The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts`annual exhibition) at the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway, 2012. Made at Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO), Oslo, Norway. Black stoneware clay, extruded pipe elements, unglazed, reduction-fired, gas kiln. W 120 cm. The National Museum of Decorative Arts, Trondheim, Norway

Pipe form, 2012. “Årsutstillingen” (The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts`annual exhibition) at the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway, 2012. Made at Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO), Oslo, Norway. Black stoneware clay, manual extruded pipe elements, unglazed, reduction-fired, gas kiln. W 120 cm. The National Museum of Decorative Arts, Trondheim, Norway

 

Stack, tube forms, yellow, 2012. English terracotta clay, extruded tube elements roughly modelled/stacked together, white ball clay slip sprayed on, red lead-based glaze, kiln shelf, wood-fired kiln. H 140 x Dia. 100 cm

Stack, tube forms, yellow, 2012. English terracotta clay, manual extruded tube elements roughly modelled/stacked together, white ball clay slip sprayed on, red lead-based glaze, kiln shelf, wood-fired kiln. H 140 x Dia. 100 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

Stack, tube forms, red, 2012. English terracotta clay, extruded tube elements roughly modelled/stacked together, lead bisilicate-based glaze thickly applied, running glaze with red stain, kiln shelf, wood-fired kiln. H 135 x Dia. 103 cm.

Stack, tube forms, red, 2012. English terracotta clay, manual extruded tube elements roughly modelled/stacked together, lead bisilicate-based glaze thickly applied, running glaze with red stain, kiln shelf, wood-fired kiln. H 135 x Dia. 103 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

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2011

111 Sandblasted Form 2011 Length 120 cm

Pipe form 2011. Iron-rich standard English stoneware, manual extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together, anagama-fired, sandblasted. Width 120 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

114 Yellow Form 2012. Length 130 cm

Yellow pipe form, 2012. White earthenware, manual extruded pipe elements, red lead-based glaze.  Made at Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO), Oslo, Norway. W 130 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

Red Form. 2012 Length 120 cm

Red Form, 2012. Machine extruded tube elements,  lead bisilicate-based glaze thickly applied, running glaze with red stain. Made at Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO), Oslo, Norway. W 120 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

120 Turkis form 2012 H65 x L131 x B86 cm

Turquoise pipe form, 2012. White earthenware, manual extruded pipe elements, alkaline frit-based copper oxide Egyptian blue glaze; the darker parts also contain cobalt carbonate. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath, gas kiln.  Made at Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO), Oslo, Norway. W131 x D 86 x H 65 cm. Drammens Museum. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

2010

Cluster of PP vases, (vaseklase) 2009. Made at Porsgrund Porselænsfabrik (PP), Porsgrunn, Norway. Cast PP porcelain in traditional PP moulds, reduction-fired. Loosely mounted together with steel wire through a small hole in the bottom of every vase, secured to a strong vertical chain in the middle hanging from the ceiling. Diam. 125 cm. The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway.

Cluster of PP vases, vaseklase, 2009. Made at Porsgrund Porselænsfabrik (PP), Porsgrunn, Norway. Cast PP porcelain in traditional PP moulds, reduction-fired. Loosely mounted together with steel wire through a small hole in the bottom of every vase, secured to a strong vertical chain in the middle hanging from the ceiling. Diam. 125 cm. The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. Photo: Thomas Tveter

 

PP vases deconstructed and remodelled, 2009. L 20 cm. Private collection

PP vases deconstructed and remodelled, 2009. L 20 cm. Private collection. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

Black Stack 2013. Black earthenware clay, extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack round a wheel thrown bottom center cone, unglazed, sandblasted when dry, electric fired. H 80 cm. Private collection. Photo: Jørn Hagen

Black Stack 2013. Black earthenware clay, extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack round a wheel thrown bottom center cone, unglazed, sandblasted when dry, electric fired. H 80 cm. Private collection. Photo: Jørn Hagen

 

Stack, yellow 2010. Terracotta clay, extruded pipe elements, roughly modelled together in center of stack round a wheel thrown bottom center cone, white ball clay slip sprayed on, red lead-based glaze, kiln shelf, electric kiln. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Jorunn Veiteberg, Denmark. Photo: Thomas Tveter

Stack, yellow 2010. Terracotta clay, extruded pipe elements, roughly modelled together in center of stack round a wheel thrown bottom center cone, white ball clay slip sprayed on, red lead-based glaze, kiln shelf, electric kiln. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Jorunn Veiteberg, Denmark. Photo: Thomas Tveter

 

Stack, turquoise, 2010. White earthenware clay, extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack around a wheel-thrown bottom center cone, alkaline frit-based copper oxide Egyptian blue glaze, the darker parts also contain cobalt carbonate. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath, kiln shelf, electric- fired. H 75 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection, Oslo, Norway. Photo: Thomas Tveter

Stack, turquoise, 2010. White earthenware clay, extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack around a wheel-thrown bottom center cone, alkaline frit-based copper oxide Egyptian blue glaze, the darker parts also contain cobalt carbonate. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath, kiln shelf, electric- fired. H 75 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection, Oslo, Norway. Photo: Thomas Tveter

 

Stack, white, 2010. Black earthenware clay, extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack around a wheel-thrown bottom centre cone, white slip, transparent lead bisilicat-based glazed, kiln shelf, electric-fired. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection. Photo: Thomas Tveter

Stack, white, 2010. Black earthenware clay, extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack around a wheel-thrown bottom centre cone, white slip, transparent lead bisilicat-based glazed, kiln shelf, electric-fired. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection. Photo: Thomas Tveter

 

Stack, white, 2010. White earthenware clay, extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack around a wheel-thrown bottom center cone, unglazed, sandblasted when dry, electric-fired. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection. Photo: Thomas Tveter

Stack, white, 2010. White earthenware clay, extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack around a wheel-thrown bottom center cone, unglazed, sandblasted when dry, electric-fired. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection. Photo: Thomas Tveter

 

Stack, terracotta, 2010. English terracotta clay (Evans), extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack around a wheel-thrown bottom centre cone, unglazed, sandblasted when dry, electric-fired. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection. Photo: Thomas Tveter

Stack, terracotta, 2010. English terracotta clay (Evans), extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack around a wheel-thrown bottom centre cone, unglazed, sandblasted when dry, electric-fired. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection. Photo: Thomas Tveter

 

Stack, black, 2010. Black earthenware clay, extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack around a wheel-thrown bottom centre cone, unglazed, sandblasted when dry, electric-fired. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection. Photo: Thomas Tveter

Stack, black, 2010. Black earthenware clay, extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack around a wheel-thrown bottom centre cone, unglazed, sandblasted when dry, electric-fired. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection. Photo: Thomas Tveter

 

2009

Stack, yellow 2009. Terracotta clay, extruded pipe elements, roughly modelled together in center of stack round a wheel thrown bottom center cone, white ball clay slip sprayed on, red lead-based glaze, kiln shelf, electric kiln. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection. Photo: Thomas Tveter

Stack, yellow 2009. Terracotta clay, extruded pipe elements, roughly modelled together in center of stack round a wheel thrown bottom center cone, white ball clay slip sprayed on, red lead-based glaze, kiln shelf, electric kiln. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection. Photo: Thomas Tveter

 

Stack, green, 2009. Terracotta clay, extruded pipe elements, roughly modelled together in center of stack around a wheel-thrown bottom centre cone, white ball clay slip sprayed on, lead bisilicate-based transparent glaze with copper oxide, kiln shelf, electric kiln. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection, London, Great Britain. Photo: Thomas Tveter

Stack, green, 2009. Terracotta clay, extruded pipe elements, roughly modelled together in center of stack around a wheel-thrown bottom centre cone, white ball clay slip sprayed on, lead bisilicate-based transparent glaze with copper oxide, kiln shelf, electric kiln. H 80 x Dia. 50 cm. Private collection, London, Great Britain. Photo: Thomas Tveter

 

Stack, red, 2009. Terracotta clay, extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack round a wheel-thrown bottom centre cone, white ball clay slip sprayed on, lead bisilicat-based glaze with red stain thickly applied, running glaze, kiln shelf, electric kiln. H 75 X Dia. 50 cm. Lillehammer Art Museum, Lillehammer, Norway. Photo: ArtPhoto Jørn Hagen

Stack, red, 2009. Terracotta clay, extruded pipe elements roughly modelled together in centre of stack round a wheel-thrown bottom centre cone, white ball clay slip sprayed on, lead bisilicat-based glaze with red stain thickly applied, running glaze, kiln shelf, electric kiln. H 75 X Dia. 50 cm. Lillehammer Art Museum, Lillehammer, Norway. Photo: ArtPhoto Jørn Hagen

 

2003

Bagdad Blues, 2003. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. White stoneware clay, fine-grained clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Alkaline frit-based copper-oxide Egyptian blue glaze; the darker parts also contain cobalt carbonate. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Gas kiln.W 125 x D 80 x H 60 cm. The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. Represented Europe in the curated NOW&NOW, 2 nd CEBIKO world contemporary ceramics biennale, Icheon, Korea. Curator Anton Reijnders, the Netherlands. Photo: Frank Kouws

Bagdad Blues, 2003. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. White stoneware clay, fine-grained clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Alkaline frit-based copper-oxide Egyptian blue glaze; the darker parts also contain cobalt carbonate. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Gas kiln.W 125 x D 80 x H 60 cm. The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. Represented Europe in the curated NOW&NOW, 2 nd CEBIKO world contemporary ceramics biennale, Icheon, Korea. Curator Anton Reijnders, the Netherlands. Photo: Frank Kouws

 

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Lime Form, 2003. Gartnerhagen bo- og servicesenter, Lillehammer kommune. 140x90x60cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

Form, honey, 2003. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. White stoneware clay, fine-grained clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allow a voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Alkaline frit glaze with iron oxide; the low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Gas kiln. W 129 x D 88 x H 60 cm. Private collection. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

Form, honey, 2003. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. White stoneware clay, fine-grained clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allow a voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Alkaline frit glaze with iron oxide; the low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Gas kiln. W 129 x D 88 x H 60 cm. Private collection. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

 

Form, yellow. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. White stoneware clay, fine-grained clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Red lead-based glaze with chrome oxide.. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Gas kiln, fired to 800 C. W130 x D 80 x H 60 cm. The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

Form, yellow, 2003. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. White stoneware clay, fine-grained clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Red lead-based glaze with chrome oxide.. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Gas kiln, fired to 800 C. W130 x D 80 x H 60 cm. The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

 

Form, red, 2003. Made at Tommerup Keramiske Værksted, Fyn, Denmark. White stoneware clay, several thin layers of fine-grained clay on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Combination of transparent and red-stained semi-transparent running glazes. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Electric kiln. W 130 x D 80 x H 50 cm. KODE Art Museums of Bergen, Norway. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

Form, red, 2003. Made at Tommerup Keramiske Værksted, Fyn, Denmark. White stoneware clay, several thin layers of fine-grained clay on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Combination of transparent and red-stained semi-transparent running glazes. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Electric kiln. W 130 x D 80 x H 50 cm. KODE Art Museums of Bergen, Norway. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

Form, turquoise, 2003. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. White stoneware clay, fine-grained clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Alkaline frit-based copper-oxide Egyptian blue glaze; the darker parts also contain cobalt carbonate. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Gas kiln. W 140 x D 80 x H 55 cm. SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

Form, turquoise, 2003. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. White stoneware clay, fine-grained clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Alkaline frit-based copper-oxide Egyptian blue glaze; the darker parts also contain cobalt carbonate. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Gas kiln. W 140 x D 80 x H 55 cm. SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

 

Form bottle brown, 2003. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. White stoneware clay, fine-grained clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Alkaline frit-based glaze with manganese oxide. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Gas kiln.W 125 x D 80 x H 60 cm. Den Norske Filmskolen, Lillehammer University College, Lillehammer, Norway. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall and Frank Kouws.

Form, bottle brown, 2003. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. White stoneware clay, fine-grained clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Alkaline frit-based glaze with manganese oxide. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Gas kiln.W 125 x D 80 x H 60 cm. Den Norske Filmskolen, Lillehammer University College, Lillehammer, Norway. Photo: Frank Kouws.

 

Red form with body, 2003. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s- Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. White stoneware clay, thin layer of coarse clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Number of coats of terra sigillata sprayed on the surface. Gas kiln. W 117 x D 80 x H 52 cm. Private collection. Photo: IT Park Photographic Studio Ming-chih HUNG

Red form with body, 2003. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s- Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. White stoneware clay, thin layer of coarse clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Number of coats of terra sigillata sprayed on the surface. Gas kiln. W 117 x D 80 x H 52 cm. Private collection. Photo: IT Park Photographic Studio Ming-chih HUNG

 

White form with body, 2003. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s- Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. White stoneware clay, thin layer of coarse clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Number of coats of terra sigillata sprayed on the surface. Gas kiln. W 117 x D 80 x H 52 cm. Private collection. Photo: IT Park Photographic Studio Ming-chih HUNG

White form with body, 2003. Made at European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s- Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. White stoneware clay, thin layer of coarse clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Number of coats of terra sigillata sprayed on the surface. Gas kiln. W 117 x D 80 x H 52 cm. Private collection. Photo: IT Park Photographic Studio Ming-chih HUNG

 

Form, green, 2003. Made at the European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. White stoneware clay, fine-grained clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Lead bisilicat-based semi-transparent glaze with copper oxide. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Gas kiln. W 120 x D 80 x H 60 cm. Private collection. Photo: Frank Kouws

Form, green, 2003. Made at the European Ceramic Work Centre (EKWC) in `s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands. White stoneware clay, fine-grained clay body on top of a coarse clay body. Pushing the clay from within allowed a characteristic voluminous form and stretched structure to arise. Lead bisilicat-based semi-transparent glaze with copper oxide. The low viscosity of the glaze clearly reveals all the details in the body underneath. Gas kiln. W 120 x D 80 x H 60 cm. Private collection. Photo: Frank Kouws

2000

 Form, anagama, kopperglasur, 1999. H 80 cm

Form, 1999. La Borne stoneware clay, slab built, stretched surface and volume by pushing the clay from within, natural ash glaze, anagama-fired. H 70 x W60 x D 25 cm. Kari Kvasbø and Tore Engebretsen, Norway. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Form, 1999. Iron-rich crank stoneware with a thin layer of fine-grained light clay body on top, slab built, stretched surface and volume by pushing the clay from within, crushed seashells, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired. H 60 x W 70 x D 25 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

Form, 1999. Iron-rich crank stoneware with a thin layer of fine-grained light clay body on top, slab built, stretched surface and volume by pushing the clay from within, crushed seashells, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired. H 60 x W 70 x D 25 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Form, 2000. Iron-rich stoneware, thin layer of fine-grained light clay on top of coarse clay body, stretched surface and volume by pushing the clay from within, celadon glaze thickly applied on raw clay, crushed seashells, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired. W 98 cm. Maurice Lambiotte, Musée National Adrien-Dubouché, Limoges, France. Photo: Adolfo Kaminsky

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Form, 2000. Iron-rich stoneware, thin layer of fine-grained light clay on top of coarse clay body, stretched surface and volume by pushing the clay from within, celadon glaze thickly applied on raw clay, crushed seashells, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired. W 98 cm. Maurice Lambiotte, Musée National Adrien-Dubouché, Limoges, France. Photo: Adolfo Kaminsky

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Form 2000. Wall Sculpture. Iron rich stoneware, thin layer of fine-grained clay on top of a coarse body, slab built, stretched surface and volume by pushing the clay from within, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama fired. Diam. 100 cm. Private collection, France.Photo: Hallvard Haugerud

 

74 Form gulv, anagama, sandblåst, 2000. D 85 cm

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Form gulv, anagama, sandblåst, 2000. D 85 cm. The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. Photo: Hallvard Haugerud

 

76 Form vegg, anagama, sandblåst, 2000. D 85 cm

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Form vegg, anagama, sandblåst, 2000. D 85 cm. Gausdal videregående skole, Gausdal, Norge. Photo: Hallvard Haugerud

 

Form VII, wall sculpture, 2000. Iron-rich standard English stoneware, thin layer of fine-grained clay on top of a coarse clay body, slab built, stretched surface and volume by pushing the clay from within, anagama-fired, sandblasted. Dia. 100 x D 30 cm. KODE Art Museums of Bergen, Norway. Silver Prize at the 1st CEBIKO world ceramic biennale, Icheon, Korea, 2001. Photo: Morten Løberg

Form VII, wall sculpture, 2000. Iron-rich standard English stoneware, thin layer of fine-grained clay on top of a coarse clay body, slab built, stretched surface and volume by pushing the clay from within, anagama-fired, sandblasted. Dia. 100 x D 30 cm. KODE Art Museums of Bergen, Norway. Silver Prize at the 1st CEBIKO world ceramic biennale, Icheon, Korea, 2001. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

78 Kropp vegg, anagama, kopperglasur, sandblåst, 2000. H 110 cm

Kropp vegg, anagama, kopperglasur, sandblåst, 2000. H 110 cm. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Body form 2000. Made in Faenza, Italy. Iron-rich local terracotta, thin layer of fine-grained terracotta on top of a coarse sculpture clay body, slab built, stretched surface and volume by pushing the clay from within, electric-fired close to melting and deformation temperature. W 100 cm. Private collection. Photo. Torbjørn Kvasbø

Body form 2000. Made in Faenza, Italy. Iron-rich local terracotta, thin layer of fine-grained terracotta on top of a coarse sculpture clay body, slab built, stretched surface and volume by pushing the clay from within, electric-fired close to melting and deformation temperature. W 100 cm. Private collection. Photo. Torbjørn Kvasbø

1999

Form 1999. Iron rich crank stoneware body, with a layer of porcelain on top, plastic geometric finger ornament, natural ash glaze, chunk of melted river sand from kiln floor, anagama fired. 90 x 30 cm. In the Collection of Museum of Modern Ceramics Art, Gifu, Japan. Photo: Morten Løberg

Form 1999. Iron rich crank stoneware body, with a layer of porcelain on top, plastic geometric finger ornament, natural ash glaze, chunk of melted river sand from kiln floor, anagama fired. 90 x 30 cm. In the Collection of Museum of Modern Ceramics Art, Gifu, Japan. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Tineformer, anagama, 1999. D 90 cm. Fra utstillingen Norsk Samtidskeramikk, Amsterdam 1999

Tineformer, anagama, 1999. D 90 cm. Fra utstillingen Norsk Samtidskeramikk, Amsterdam 1999. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

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Form 1999. Iron rich crank stoneware body, with a layer of porcelain on top, plastic geometric finger ornament, natural ash glaze, anagama fired. 90 x 30 cm.  Photo: Harald Solberg, Bomuldsfabriken kunsthall

 

67 Tineform, anagama, 1999. D 100 cm

Form 1999.  Iron rich crank stoneware body with thin layer of fine-grained  clay on top, plastic geometric finger ornament, natural ash glaze, anagama fired. 90 x 30 cm.  Photo: Harald Solberg, Bomuldsfabriken kunsthall

 

68 Tineform, anagama, nikkelglasur, 1999. D 90 cm. Tilhører Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum

Tineform, anagama, nikkelglasur, 1999. D 90 cm. Tilhører Nordenfjeldske Kunstindustrimuseum. Photo: Harald Solberg, Bomuldsfabriken kunsthall

 

1998

58 Trauform, anagama, porselen, 1998. L 80 cm

Trauform, anagama, porselen, 1998. L 80 cm. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

59 Trauform, kaolinbegitning, saltbrent, 1998. L 40 cm. Auckland Potters Association, New Zealand

Trauform, kaolinbegitning, saltbrent, 1998. L 40 cm. Auckland Potters Association, New Zealand

 

Form, 1998. Made at Auckland Studio Potters Centre, New Zealand. Iron-rich, local high- temperature earthenware, silica rocks, slab built, china clay slip, natural ash glaze, flashing and melting, anagama-fired. W 34,5 x D 13 x H 13 cm. Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland, New Zealand. Photo: KPfeiffer

Form, 1998. Made at Auckland Studio Potters Centre, New Zealand. Iron-rich, local high- temperature earthenware, silica rocks, slab built, china clay slip, natural ash glaze, flashing and melting, anagama-fired. W 34,5 x D 13 x H 13 cm. Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland, New Zealand. Photo: KPfeiffer

1997

Trough form 1997. “Fyle” iron-rich stoneware, slab built, plastic stretching by pushing from inside, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired. W 80 cm. Trondheim Municipality, Norway.1st prize at the 52nd International Competition for Contemporary Ceramic Art, Faenza, Italy 2001. Photo: Morten Løberg

Trough form 1997. “Fyle” iron-rich stoneware, slab built, plastic stretching by pushing from inside, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired. W 80 cm. Trondheim Municipality, Norway. 1st prize at the 51. International Competition for Contemporary Ceramic Art, Faenza, Italy 1999. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Trough form, 1997. Iron-rich stoneware, stretched slabs, slab built, natural ash glaze, anagama-fired, sandblasted. W 90 cm. Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche, Faenza, Italy 1st prize at the 52nd International Competition for Contemporary Ceramic Art, Faenza, Italy, 2001. Photo: Morten Løberg

Trough form, 1997. Iron-rich stoneware, stretched slabs, slab built, natural ash glaze, anagama-fired, sandblasted. W 90 cm. Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche, Faenza, Italy 1st prize at the 51. International Competition for Contemporary Ceramic Art, Faenza, Italy, 1999. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

rough form 1997. Iron-rich standard English stoneware, stretched plastic slabs, slab built, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired, sandblasted. W 80 cm. Kari Kvasbø and Tore Engebretsen, Norway. Photo: Morten Løberg

Trough form 1997. Iron-rich standard English stoneware, stretched plastic slabs, slab built, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired, sandblasted. W 80 cm. Kari Kvasbø and Tore Engebretsen, Norway. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Form, 1997. Made at Tommerup keramiske Værksted in Fyn, Denmark. Terracotta clay, slab built, thin layer of clay heavily stretched over body, natural ash glaze, flashing and melting surface, anagama-fired. W 85 cm. SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway. Photo: Morten Løberg

Form, 1997. Made at Tommerup keramiske Værksted in Fyn, Denmark. Terracotta clay, slab built, thin layer of clay heavily stretched over body, natural ash glaze, flashing and melting surface, anagama-fired. W 85 cm. SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

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Trough Form 1997. Iron rich stoneware, stretched plastic slabs, slab built, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama fired, sand-blasted. L 80 cm. Private collection. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

1996

Trough Form 1996. Iron rich Standard English stoneware, stretched plastic slabs, plastic ornament, slab built, , nickel coloured glaze anagama fired. L 100 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

Trough Form, 1996. Iron-rich Standard English stoneware, stretched slabs, slab built, ornament by pushing slab with round tool against rubber foam, nickel-coloured glaze, anagama-fired. W 100 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

52 Trauform, anagama, kopperglasur, sandblåst, 1996. L 100 cm

Trough Form 1996. Iron rich Standard English stoneware, stretched slabs, geometric ornament by pushing the wet clay with fingertip against rubber foam, nickel-coloured glaze, anagama fired, sand-blasted. W 90 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

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Trough Form 1996. Iron rich Standard English stoneware, stretched plastic slabs, plastic finger ornament, slab built, China clay slip, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama fired, sand-blasted. L 90 cm. Private collection. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

 

1994

Trough form 1994. Terracotta clay, stretched slabs, slab built, ornament by pushing slab with round tool against rubber foam, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired. W 55 cm. Private collection, Norway. Merit Award Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, New Zealand, 1997. Photo Morten Løberg

Trough form 1994. Terracotta clay, stretched slabs, slab built, ornament by pushing slab with round tool against rubber foam, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired. W 55 cm. Private collection, Norway. Merit Award Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, New Zealand, 1997. Photo Morten Løberg

 

45 Trauform, anagama, terracotta, 1994. L 40 cm. California, USA

Trauform, anagama, terracotta, 1994. L 40 cm. California, USA. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

46 Trauform, anagama, terracotta, kaolinbegitning, 1994. L 35 cm. California, USA

Trauform, anagama, terracotta, kaolinbegitning, 1994. L 35 cm. California, USA. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

47 Trauform, anagama, terracotta, 1994. L 30 cm. California, USA

Trauform, anagama, terracotta, 1994. L 30 cm. California, USA. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

48 Trauform, anagama, terracotta, 1994. L 35 cm. California, USA

Trauform, anagama, terracotta, 1994. L 35 cm. California, USA. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

49 Trauform, anagamabrent terracotta, 1994. L 70 cm

Trauform, anagamabrent terracotta, 1994. L 70 cm. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Trough form 1994. Iron-rich stoneware, slab built, nickel-coloured glaze and natural ash glaze, crusted seashells, reduction cooling, contact flashing, anagama-fired. W 90 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

Trough form, 1994. Iron-rich stoneware, slab built, nickel-coloured glaze and natural ash glaze, crusted seashells, reduction cooling, contact flashing, anagama-fired. W 90 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

1993
Chest-form 1993. Borgestad alumina-rich stoneware, slab built, thin layer of clay stretched on top of body, natural ash glaze and flashing, wadding marks from being fired laying on its side, anagama-fired. W 75 cm. The National Museum of Decorative Arts, Trondheim, Norway. Photo: Morten Løberg

Chest-form 1993. Borgestad alumina-rich stoneware, slab built, thin layer of clay stretched on top of body, natural ash glaze and flashing, wadding marks from being fired laying on its side, anagama-fired. W 75 cm. The National Museum of Decorative Arts, Trondheim, Norway. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Chest-form 1993. Borgestad alumina-rich stoneware, ornaments by stretching layers of clay, slab built, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired. W 75 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

Chest-form 1993. Borgestad alumina-rich stoneware, ornaments by stretching layers of clay, slab built, natural ash glaze and flashing, anagama-fired. W 75 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

38 Kisteform, anagama, kopperglasur, 1993. L 100 cm. Bill van Keppel Coll. Kansas City

Kisteform, anagama, kopperglasur, 1993. L 100 cm. Bill van Keppel Collection. Kansas City, USA. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

41 Kisteform, stengods med porselen, anagama, 1993. L 75 cm. Tilhører Vestlandske Kunstindustrimuseum

Chest form, 1993. Thin layer of porcelain on coarse stoneware body, stretched, slab built, natural ash glaze, anagama-fired. W 70 cm. KODE Art Museums of Bergen, Norway . Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Chest/house form 1993. Iron-rich stoneware, slab built, silica rocks, wire cut, thick slip on roof, crushed seashells, natural ash glaze, reduction cooling, contact flashing, anagama-fired. H 50 x W 35 x D 20 cm. Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland, New Zealand. Judge`s Commendation, Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, New Zealand 1993. Photo: Morten Løberg

Chest/house form, 1993. Iron-rich stoneware, slab built, silica rocks, wire cut, thick slip on roof, crushed seashells, natural ash glaze, reduction cooling, contact flashing, anagama-fired. H 50 x W 35 x D 20 cm. Auckland War Memorial Museum, Auckland, New Zealand. Judge`s Commendation, Fletcher Challenge Ceramics Award, New Zealand 1993. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Chestform 1990. Iron-rich stoneware, slab built, sheets of a fine-grained clay body on top of coarse body, nickel oxide glaze, anagama-fired, sandblasted. W 80 cm. The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

Chestform, 1990. Iron-rich stoneware, slab built, sheets of a fine-grained clay body on top of coarse body, nickel oxide glaze, anagama-fired, sandblasted. W 80 cm. The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

1992

Chest form 1992. Thin layer of porcelain on coarse stoneware body, stretched, slab built, silica rocks, crushed seashells, natural ash glaze, anagama-fired. Then glazed with chrome-lead red glaze, small pieces of green bottle glass, electric-fired to 1000 C. W 40 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

Chest form, 1992. Thin layer of porcelain on coarse stoneware body, stretched, slab built, silica rocks, crushed seashells, natural ash glaze, anagama-fired. Then glazed with chrome-lead red glaze, small pieces of green bottle glass, electric-fired to 1000 C. W 40 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

35 Fat, saltglasur1992. D 50 cm. Ohio State USA

Fat, saltglasur, 1992. D 50 cm. Made at Ceramic Dep. Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Photo: Elaine Shay

 

36 Fat, saltglasur 1992. D 55 cm. Archie Bray USA

Fat, saltglasur 1992. D 55 cm. Made at the  Archie Bray Foundation, Montana, USA. Photo Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

1991

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Chest form 1991. Iron-rich stoneware, stretched slabs, slab built, silica rocks, natural ash glaze, anagama- fired. W 100 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

Chest form 1991. Iron-rich stoneware, slab built, silica rocks, anagama fired, then glazed with lead-chrome red, electric fired to 1000 C. H 19,5 x W 26,5 x D 10,5 cm. Sammlung Thiemann, Shcloss Reinbek, Hamburg, Germany. Photo: Morten Løberg

Chest form 1991. Iron-rich stoneware, slab built, silica rocks, anagama fired, then glazed with lead-chrome red, electric fired to 1000 C. H 19,5 x W 26,5 x D 10,5 cm. Sammlung Thiemann, Shcloss Reinbek, Hamburg, Germany. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Storehouse on pillars 1991. Made at Red Deer College, Alberta, Canada. Stoneware, slab built, stretched plastic ornament on roof and by pushing the clay from inside against rubber foam on walls, black slip, wood-fired saltglaze, sandblasted, low-fired coloured glazes, electric-fired to 1000 C, sandblasted again. H 30 cm. Private collection Kansas City, USA. Photo: Morten Løberg

Storehouse on pillars 1991. Made at Red Deer College, Alberta, Canada. Stoneware, slab built, stretched plastic ornament on roof and by pushing the clay from inside against rubber foam on walls, black slip, wood-fired saltglaze, sandblasted, low-fired coloured glazes, electric-fired to 1000 C, sandblasted again. H 30 cm. Private collection Kansas City, USA. Photo: Morten Løberg

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House/chest/coffin, 1991. Made at Red Deer College, Alberta, Canada. Iron-rich stoneware, stretched plastic ornament on walls, roof ornamented by pushing the wet clay with fingertip against rubber foam, manganese-copper glaze, wood-fired, strong reduction. W 55 cm. Private Collection, Kansas City, USA.

 

House/chest/coffin, 1991. Made at Red Deer College, Alberta, Canada. Iron-rich stoneware, stretched plastic ornament on walls, roof ornamented by pushing the wet clay with fingertip against rubber foam, manganese-copper glaze, wood-fired, strong reduction. W 55 cm. Private Collection, Kansas City, USA. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

1990

Grindstone slab 1990. Stoneware, plastic ornament made by pushing the wet clay with fingertip against rubber foam , silica rocks, manganese-copper glaze, crushed seashells, reduction cooling, anagama-fired, reduction cooling. Diam. 70 cm. Nationalmuseum Stockholm, Sweden. Photo: Morten Løberg

Grindstone slab 1990. Stoneware, plastic ornament made by pushing the wet clay with fingertip against rubber foam , silica rocks, manganese-copper glaze, crushed seashells, reduction cooling, anagama-fired, reduction cooling. Diam. 70 cm. Nationalmuseum Stockholm, Sweden. Photo: Morten Løberg

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Jar. Iron-rich stoneware, plastic ornament made by pushing the wet clay with fingertip against rubber foam , silica rocks, natural ash glaze, crushed seashells, reduction cooling, anagama-fired, reduction cooling.  H 22 cm.

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Jar. Iron-rich stoneware, plastic ornament made by pushing the wet clay with fingertip against rubber foam , silica rocks, natural ash glaze, crushed seashells, reduction cooling, anagama-fired, reduction cooling.  H 21 cm.

 

28 Krukke, anagama 1990. H 25 cm

Krukke, anagama 1990. H 25 cm. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

29 Krukke, anagama, kopperglasur, 1990. H 25 cm. Tilhører Kunstindustrimuseet i Oslo

Krukke, 1990, nikkelglasur,,anagama. H 25 cm. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

30 Krukke, anagama, nikkelglasur, 1990. H 25 cm

Krukke 1990, nikkelglasur, anagama. H 25 cm. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

ar 1990. Iron rich stoneware, thin layers of clay added and stretched on the wheel, plastic ornaments, natural ash glaze, crushed sea-shells, reduction cooling, anagama fired. H 25 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

Jar 1990. Iron rich stoneware, thin layers of clay added and stretched on the wheel, plastic ornaments, natural ash glaze, crushed sea-shells, reduction cooling, anagama fired. H 25 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Plate 1989. Stoneware, thin layer of fine clay on top of a coarse wheel-thrown altered body, silica rocks, manganese-copper glaze , crushed sea-shells, anagama-fired, reduction cooling. D 68 cm. Jorunn Veiteberg, Denmark. Photo: Morten Løberg

Plate 1989. Stoneware, thin layer of fine clay on top of a coarse wheel-thrown altered body, silica rocks, manganese-copper glaze , crushed sea-shells, anagama-fired, reduction cooling. D 68 cm. Jorunn Veiteberg, Denmark. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

 

Vase 1990. Stoneware, wheel-thrown, plastic ornament, silica rocks, manganese-copper glaze, crushed sea-shells, reduction cooling, anagama fired. H 35 cm. Collection of the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. Photo: Morten Løberg

Vase 1990. Stoneware, wheel-thrown, plastic ornament, silica rocks, manganese-copper glaze, crushed sea-shells, reduction cooling, anagama fired. H 35 cm. Collection of the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

1989

Plate 1989. Iron rich stoneware, wheel, stretched plastic ornament, natural ash glaze, crushed sea-shells, anagama fired, reduction cooling. D 50 cm. Private collection. Photo Morten Løberg

Plate 1989. Iron-rich stoneware, wheel, stretched plastic ornament, natural ash glaze, crushed sea-shells, anagama-fired, reduction cooling. D 50 cm. Private collection. Photo Morten Løberg

 

Plate 1989. Iron rich stoneware, wheel, stretched plastic ornament, natural ash glaze, crushed sea-shells, anagama fired, reduction cooling. D 50 cm. Private collection. Photo Morten Løberg

Plate 1989. Iron-rich stoneware, wheel, stretched plastic ornament, natural ash glaze, crushed sea-shells, anagama fired, reduction cooling. D 50 cm. Private collection. Photo Morten Løberg

 

18 Fat, anagama 1989. D 40 cm

Plate 1989. Iron-rich stoneware, wheel, stretched plastic ornament, natural ash glaze, crushed sea-shells, anagama fired, reduction cooling. D 50 cm. Private collection. Photo BlueLine Studio

 

Plate 1989. Stoneware, wheel, plastic orament made by pushing the wet plate against rubber foam with finger, manganese-copper glaze, crushed sea-shells, anagama fired. Diam. 28 cm. Private collection. Photo. Morten Løberg

Plate 1989. Stoneware, wheel, plastic orament made by pushing the wet plate against rubber foam with finger, manganese-copper glaze, crushed sea-shells, anagama fired. Diam. 28 cm. Private collection. Photo. Morten Løberg

 

22 Plate, anagama, 1989. 30x30 cm

Plate 1989, ornament made by pushing the wet clay with fingertip against rubber foam, anagama-fired. 30×30 cm. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Plate, 1989. Stoneware, wheel-thrown, ornament made by pushing the wet clay with fingertip against rubber foam, manganese-copper glaze, crushed seashells, anagram-fired. Dia. 55 cm. Private collection.

Plate, 1989. Stoneware, wheel-thrown, ornament made by pushing the wet clay with fingertip against rubber foam, manganese-copper glaze, crushed seashells, anagram-fired. Dia. 55 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

20 Plate, anagama, 1989. 45x45 cm

Plate 1989, Borgestad  alumina rich stoneware, ornament made by pushing the wet clay with fingertip against rubber foam, natural ash glaze, anagram-fired.  45 x 45  cm. Photo: Morten Løberg

1987

13 Krukke, fasettert, saltglasur 1987 USA. H 17 cm

Lidded jar, 1987. China clay slip, salt-glaze. Fired in Sandra Johnstons salt kiln, at Napa Valley College, California, USA. H 17 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

15 Plate, anagama 1987. H 75 cm. Tilhører Ringebu kommune

Slab 1987. Borgestad alumina rich stoneware, stretched plastic ornament, natural ash glaze, anagama fired. H 80 cm x 60 cm x 2 cm. Collection of Ringebu Municipality, Norway. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

16 Plate, anagama, skjellavtrykk, 1987. 50x50 cm

Plate 1987, skjellavtrykk, anagama,. 50×50 cm

 

Bowl 1987. Borgestad alumina rich stoneware with granulated feldspathic stone inclusions, natural ash glaze, sea-shell marks from stacking, anagama fired. Diam. 30 cm. Collection of Carolyn Broadwell, USA. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

Bowl, 1987. Borgestad alumina-rich stoneware with granulated feldspathic stone inclusions, wheel-thrown, slab built, natural ash glaze, seashell marks from stacking, anagama-fired. Dia. 30 cm. Carolyn Broadwell, USA. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

1986

8 Fat anagama 1986. D 30 cm

Fat 1986, Borgestad alumina-rich stoneware, with granulated feldspathic stone inclusions,  wheel-thrown,  natural ash glaze, anagama-fired. D 30 cm. Photo: Morten Løberg

9 Krukke, anagama, 1986. H 30 cm

Krukke 1986, Borgestad alumina-rich stoneware, with granulated feldspathic stone inclusions,  wheel-thrown,  natural ash glaze, anagama-fired. H 30 cm. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Plate 1986. Borgestad alumina rich stoneware with granulated feldspathic stone inclusions, natural ash glaze, wadding marks from stacking, anagama fired. D 70 cm. Collection of Otta Junior College, Norway. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

Plate, 1986. Borgestad alumina-rich stoneware with granulated feldspathic stone inclusions, wheel-thrown with marks from cutting wire, natural ash glaze, wadding marks from stacking, anagama-fired. Dia. 70 cm. Nord-Gudbrandsdal videregående skole, avd. Otta, Norway. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

 

11 Plate, anagama, stablemerker 1986. D 61 cm

Plate, 1986. Iron-rich stoneware, wheel-thrown, ornament made with wooden stamp, natural ash glaze, wadding marks from stacking, anagama-fired. Dia. 61 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

12 Plate, anagama, stablemerker kamskjell 1986. D 61 cm

Plate, 1986. Borgestad alumina-rich stoneware with granulated feldspathic stone inclusions, wheel-thrown, natural ash glaze, wadding marks/ seashell marks from stacking, anagama-fired. Dia. 61 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

1985

8 Krukke anagama 1985. H 23 cm

Krukke 1985, English Potclay, wheel-thrown, natural ash glaze, anagama-fired. H 23 cm. Photo: Torbjørn Kvasbø

 

Tea pot 1985. Stoneware, natural ash glaze, anagama fired,, bamboo handle. H 15 cm (1 litre). Collection of the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. Photo: Frode Larsen

Tea pot, 1985. Stoneware, natural ash glaze, anagama-fired, bamboo handle. H 15 cm (1 litre). The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway. Photo: Frode Larsen

1983

Jar 1983. Stoneware, china clay slip, wood fired saltglaze. H 30 cm. Private collection. Photo: The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts (NK

Jar 1983. Stoneware, china clay slip, wood-fired saltglaze. H 30 cm. Private collection. Photo: The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts (NK)

1981

Bottle with cups 1981. La Borne stoneware, china clay slip on cups, saltglaze. Bottle H 10 cm and cups H 4 cm. Private collection. Photo Torbjørn Kvasbø

Bottle with cups, 1981. La Borne stoneware, china clay slip on cups, saltglaze. Bottle H 10 cm and cups H 4 cm. Private collection. Photo: Morten Løberg

 

Vase 1981. Stoneware, china slip, calcium wadding marks, wood fired saltglaze. H 22 cm. Collection of Sør-Trøndelag County, Norway. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

Vase 1981. Stoneware, china slip, calcium wadding marks, wood fired saltglaze. H 22 cm. Collection of Sør-Trøndelag County, Norway. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

1979

Vase 1981. Stoneware, china slip, calcium wadding marks, wood fired saltglaze. H 22 cm. Collection of Sør-Trøndelag County, Norway. Photo: Dannevig © Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall

Covered Jar 1979. Stoneware, china clay slip, saltglaze, made at Agder Folkehøgskole, Søgne, Norway. H 10 cm. Owner: Ingebjørg og Alf Kvasbø, Norway. Photo Harald Solberg

Covered Jar 1979. Stoneware, china clay slip, saltglaze. H 10 cm. Owner: Ingebjørg og Alf Kvasbø, Norway. Photo Harald Solberg

Covered Jar 1979. Stoneware, china clay slip, saltglaze, made at Agder Folkehøgskole, Søgne, Norway. H 10 cm. Owner: Ingebjørg og Alf Kvasbø, Norway. Photo Harald Solberg

1977

Seed Form. Jar 1977. Stoneware, tenmoku glaze, slab built. H 50 cm. Private collection. Photo: The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts (NK)

Seed Form. Jar 1977. Stoneware, slab built, tenmoku glaze, reduction-fired, gas kiln. H 50 cm. Private collection. Photo: The Norwegian Association for Arts and Crafts (NK)