My birthday present

It is a few weeks early but I don’t mind. I’ve been given a bowl:

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Isn’t it marvellous? This is by Rupert Spira, a properly famous ceramicist (don’t tell me you’ve never heard of him). It is about 15cm across and has a wonderfully deep red glaze which is flecked with blue. I am very pleased with it, it is an entity of livid beauty.

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