Platters, special request

Yellow birds and roses, oval wall platter, Cathy Kiffney
Blue bird and roses, oval wall platter, Cathy Kiffney
Red birds and roses, oval wall platter, Cathy Kiffney
Chickadee and roses, oval wall platter, Cathy Kiffney
Here is the finished commission! Thank goodness, no cracks. I am always worried about cracking with these large pieces. ( about 18-20" high) Very slow firing and slow cooling seem to be the answer.
Here is how they look before the glaze firing. Here
Even earlier while making them, here.wet clay
During the underglaze stage, here, underglaze painting and carving