This is the second generation shape of the classic Ruscha 313 form, designed by Kurt Tschörner and introduced in 1954, one of the most successful pottery forms of the 20th century. This glaze probably dates more to the 1970s based on coloring and the lava detailing. The glaze is dusty rose and charcoal, looking like a matte version of a raku glaze (but it's not raku). Several designers in the mid-century liked doing incised lines that gave vases the look of a restored antiquity, but this glaze takes the idea a step farther by doing a similar pattern of lines in the raised volcanic glaze.
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