I inherited  a plaster mould from a friend, Sara Johnson, who died a year ago. She was known for her slip cast earthenware fruit and vegetables.

stoneware glazes press moulded pepper
stoneware glazes press moulded pepper

I wanted to use the mould, but experiment with my clay and glazes. I press-moulded the pepper and used stoneware glazes. It is more difficult to glaze the bottom as you cannot use stilts in a stoneware firing so easily.

It is different and it was fun to try. I am not sure I am happy with the base being unglazed.

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