Queenie Xu: Short Cup in Orange and Purple

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Queenie’s new series of vessels is inspired by the fresh colours of spring.  Each piece is sprayed with two colour underglazes. Once the firings are completed she sands down the surface and treats it with coconut oil creating a smooth and soft texture. The short cups may be used for drinks and will slightly vary in colour, pattern, size and weight.

Care & Use:  Pieces are food safe and may contain liquids.  Please do not place in the microwave and dishwasher.  Hand wash only.

Material: Cone 6 porcelain, under glaze and coconut oil

Measurement (in.): D4.25 x H3.25

Weight (oz.): 10.6

SKU: 235013





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About The Artist

Queenie Xu

Queenie (Kun Xu) is a ceramics designer and maker currently based in Toronto, Ontario. Raised in China, Queenie received her BFA from the Jingdezhen Ceramics Institute of Industrial Design in 2012. While studying in Jingdezhen, she learned the history and skills of ceramics from her surroundings. In 2013, she was a volunteer at The Pottery Workshop where she fell in love with clay. In 2014, moved to Canada where she graduated from the Craft and Design program at Sheridan College. She creates functional objects that can arranged to form sculptural installations.

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