A lovely wood ash glazed mug to start or end your day with. The handle is sized so that you can use it to hold the heat of your beverage away from your hand or you can slide several fingers through and cup the vessel. This exceptional mug is made by New York artist, Richard Aerni. Richards art work can be found in numerous public and private collections, including the Smithsonian Institute’s Permanent Collection of American Crafts.
Richard Aerni is one of our artists who has family in Michigan but lives in Rochester, New York. He has spent a lifetime perfecting his ceramic artwork – ash glazes.
This artist’s impeccable technical skills offer you some of the very best pottery you will find. Mr. Aerni’s pottery is exhibited in several institutions around the country which speaks to the stature of his work:
Renwick gallery of the Smithsonian Institution
American Craft Museum in NYC
Ceramic Monthly Magazine’s Permanent Collection
The Crocker Museum in Sacramento CA
MCI’s Corporate Collection