"Ancient Vessel I"

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An urn shaped raku glazed pot titled " Ancient Vessel I " It has two handle-like fixtures at the side and a lift off lid at the top. The urn is decorated with a series of circular indentations and a double row of short narrow indentations around upper section. " TKane " is incised on the base.
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" Ancient Vessel I " was exhibited in the New Plymouth Potters annual exhibition at Taranaki Museum in 1999 and was selected by Sheila Brown, the guest exhibitor from Wellington, as the piece the museum should purchase. Kane's skill in Raku work led to her being employed to produce 200 pots for The Last Samurai, a movie starring Tom Cruise which was partially filmed in Taranaki during 2003.
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