This stunning vessel features the waratah flower carved into the porcelain.

Created from high-grade Australian porcelain clay each vessel is drawn, decorated, meticulously carved and brought to life with colour -white on a black brown background.

Each vessel has a weighted sturdy base making it ideal to hold a selection of flowers or as a sturdy stand-alone sculptural piece. These are timeless pieces.

Waratah (Telopea) is an Australian species, the most well-known of which has bright red flowers and is the NSW state floral emblem. It is native to the south-eastern parts of Australia (New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania). The name Waratah comes from the Eora people, the first people of the Sydney area.

As an added detail, each piece has the plant flora species, Waratah, engraved on the foot rim.

 

Dimensions: H 13.5 cm; W 9.5cm

Materials: porcelain

 

About the artist:

Danica Wichtermann is a successful ceramicist and teacher working in Perth Western Australia. Her native porcelain botanical vessels are inspired by her love for the great Australian bush. Her work features the stunning distinctive flora of Australia including golden wattle, banksias, sheoaks and waratahs in a range of vessel shapes in striking colour.