This little colt makes me think of a knight piece in the game of chess. He was made with soda clay and fired in a soda kiln to cone 10 (around 2380 degrees). All the variations in color were created by the clay flashing, and also the atmospheric conditions in the kiln. There are no glazed on this piece. The circular patterns on the bottom are from the wadding which is used to keep the piece from sticking to the shelf in the kiln. You can really see the clay flashing here, and the movement of the fire. You can also see a crack above my initials, which formed during the firing, but in no way compromises the structural integrity of the piece. Thanks for looking!