Textured large orb

Spherical forms have been a hallmark of Rowley’s practice for over 30 years. In recent times, a series of distinctive blue orbs have become prominent in his work.  The orbs are made by joining a number of large, wheel thrown pieces to make a globe-like ceramic shape. An opening is then shaped on the top of the piece and a foot ring is ‘turned’ on the bottom, providing stability.


After a bisque firing, a detailed glaze making and application process follows, created by Rowley after many years of trial and error, to achieve flowing, intricate surface colours. The glazed piece is then carefully placed on sea shells for the final firing, leaving indelible marks on each of the resulting creations. This piece was wood fired over several days in an anagama kiln at Rowleys' creative space, Quixotica.


If you wish to enquire about this piece, please contact Fox Galleries directly - ph: 03 8560 5847 (open Tues to Sat, 10 am to 6 pm) or email info@foxgalleries.com.au


Dimensions: 41 cm diameter x 41 cm high


Price on Application

All work is hand made by Rowley Drysdale in his studio at Quixotica Art Space in Cooroy on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland. As all pieces are one of a kind, slight variations in size, glaze and design will occur.


If your purchase arrives damaged, we will happily exchange it for a similar piece of equal value. Please note that the buyer is responsible for return shipping costs on damaged goods. Please ensure a secure shipping location is provided as we are unable to give refunds for stolen or lost packages. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer refunds or exchanges for change of mind.


Please contact us at quixoticaartspace@hotmail.com if you have any further enquiries.

 © 2018 Rowley Drysdale

 © 2018 Rowley Drysdale   Contact -  e: quixoticaartspace@hotmail.com

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