It is a fabulous presentation piece that can be used for serving food, leaving on a counter or sideboard as an art piece.The base is formed on a pottery wheel as is the top which is then hand sculpted and painted by Anthony into its present shape of a chook – this process takes many hours and renders the piece food safe. It is not recommended for cooking with but for presentation as any other precious accessory.
The chicken is a domesticated fowl and as one of the most common and widespread domestic animal ther are more chickens in the world than any other species of bird. Chickens have been and still are a sacred animal in some cultures and deeply embedded within various belief systems and religious worship.
Sized 32cm diameter and 20cm tall with the bowl 9cm deep, it can be used as an open tureen for serving soups or stews or serves as a presentation dish for any food.
Anthony spends hours hand painting each piece individually with glaze before the piece is fired in a kiln to make the piece food safe – it is recommended to not use for cooking using it as a presentation piece. Clean up in warm soapy water.