Colours of the Flames – Ferdinand Hovančík

Erich and Ferdinand – potter bros



Ferdinand Hovančík

was born on 29th of April 1975 in Slovakia. He creates tea pottery since 1998 together with his brother Erich*. They began in Klikov in South Bohemia, in mister Kovařík´s studio. They have bulit their own kiln after 3 years. They work only with local clays and glazes from local materials. He travelled and learned in pottery workshops in South Korea and Japan. Master Park Yong Il, who´s pottery we have also offered, taught him how to make a tea bowl. Ferdinand lives in Savoy Alps in South France. He comes back to Czechia every summer and makes pottery together with his brother. He creates mostly tea pottery and his brother Erich focuses on garden pottery.

Working Stilife




Colours of Flames

We introduce a tea pottery made of local clay found in South Bohemia. Mostly in is not glazed. It is fired in a wood kiln anagama for 40 hours at 1250 ᵒC.

*Note – Erich Hovančík tragically died this October (2019). We are very sorry for this loss.

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