Mirek Smisek

170 Weggery Drive West, Waikanae Beach, Ph 64 4 293 5429
Waikanae Beach, Wellington
Renown potter, Mirek Smisek was born in Bohemia, Czechoslovakia. He makes domestic and decorative Stoneware and Porcelain and Saltglazed Stoneware and Porcelain. For 8 months He dropped all his other work and made about 700 pieces for the Lord of the Rings film trilogy. He says he had to make, in most cases, two sizes and they had to look the same. In some instances " I had to make three sizes because the size of the people - dwarves, normal and giant. That was a bit of a challenge".

Mirek Smisek died on 19 May, 2013.

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