Spherical Jar, by Peter Andersson

 

Peter Andersson (b. 1952) | Spherical Jar (c.1988) | matte lead, lithium and chrome glazed stoneware | Purchased 1988.

Peter Andersson is an Australian ceramicist who trained at McLarenVale Pottery, Cherryville Studios and at Jam Factory, before setting up his own studio at Stirling East, Souch Australia. In 1986, shorly before this vessel Spherical Jar (1988) was created, he had moved his studio to Glynde, South Australia. For a number of years Andersson served as Creative Director Jam Factory’s Ceramics Studio, before moving to the Adelaide Hills. Andersson’s ceramics are characterized by the application of dry glazes on textured surfaces, emulating ancient civilisations.