Designed for everyday use, this beautiful stoneware is safe for the microwave, dishwasher, and oven. Cook and serve from the same dish!
Use this set as a:
- Fondue Pot
- Casserole Baker
- Serving Bowl
- Serving Tray
- Votive Candle Holder
Glaze Design: Eco Ash. Handmade in Texas. Avoid drastic temperature changes such as taking from the refrigerator to a hot oven.
- Bowl: 6” diameter x 3.25” tall
- Burner: 3.5” diameter x 3.5” tall
- Tray: 10.5” x 10.5”
ABOUT THE CREATOR
Since 1989, artist potter Tony Holman has operated Holman Pottery along with his wife. Tony designs, throws, and decorates the pottery. He developed his pottery skills in 1978 at Indiana University and fine tuned them in 1980 at Bloomington Pottery. Tony received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Indiana University in 1982 and a Master of Fine Arts degree at the University of North Texas in 1986.
Tony throws most of his pots on a potter's wheel. Others are slab constructed and altered. When the pots become leather-hard (halfway between wet and dry) handles are added and each piece is signed. Upon becoming completely dry, the pottery is loaded into a gas kiln. These pots are then fired to a temperature of 1830 degrees Fahrenheit. Upon unloading the kiln, they are glazed and some are decorated with colored clays (slips) and oxides. They are then fired a second time to a temperature of 2336 degrees Fahrenheit. These extreme temperatures ensure the durability of the pottery.
The shapes of Tony's vessels are functional but can simply be decorative. Close attention is paid to the finished touches of this pottery including the way the handles are attached and Tony's unique way of completing the lids and rims. Because Holman Pottery is hand crafted, no two are exactly alike. Therefore, the variations of color, texture and shape lend to the artistic nature of this pottery and should by no means be considered defective.