The pattern is inspired by the Australian Aboriginal shields.

 

Displayed at the National Arboretum Canberra during Bonsai Week in 2017 and 2018.

Rectangular namban style pot.

One glaze over another.

Has been cut and put back together with kin-tsugi method to straighten a warped foot.

The spider pot.

Gave this pot to a friend in India.

I made this pot for a friend in India. Its form imitates traditional earthenware flower pots from South India.

My very first bonsai pot made in 2007.

My first bonsai pot made on a potter's wheel in 2010.