Sjoerd Jonkers Modern Primitive Pots

May 14, 2013 by


Influenced by principles of experimental archeology, Dutch artist Sjoerd Jonkers hand crafts pots, vases and bowls using a primitive production technique in which he casts plastics in sand molds.





The resulting black, grey, sand, and stone colored Neolastic (Polyurethane) wares are wonderfully rough-edged and textured with the look of thick stoneware, yet very lightweight and waterproof. I think they make interesting planters.


Recalls my summer camp forays into sand casting when I was so proud to bring my little masterpieces home.

Weigh in below: what do you think of these?




  1. Lita said:

    Drainage holes?

    — May 15, 2013 @ 10:14

  2. Arthur B Raleigh said:

    Those are interesting and rustic! I like them!

    — May 15, 2013 @ 13:17

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