SUKOTHAI TERRA COTTA DESCRIPTIONS: The following jpegs are of a small village 16 kilometers south of Sukothai. Our driver Khun Dom took us there on our way to Lampang. -PHOTO- The first pottery which we visited had a number of potters producing 3 gallon flower pots. Here a potter deftly decorates the top by using a roulette carve from a piece of water pipe. -PHOTO- Here is a close up of couple of the carved plastic roulettes. -PHOTO- Here is another shot of a frehly decorated fllower pot with a fluted lip. -PHOTO- Tom Unzicker wa encouraged to ty out the Thai clay and wheel at the pottery. -PHOTO- Another shot of Tom at the wheel. -PHOTO- The daughter of one of th potters -PHOTO- Burnishing ware with the aid of plastic bags and old shampoo bottles. -PHOTO- Drying flower pots on bamboo shelving. -PHOTO- A Thai dragon kiln in the village. This kiln must be about eight foot high. -PHOTO- Flue exit of the dragon kiln. -PHOTO- This little motorized wheel was being used by and older couple. -PHOTO- Here are a group of potters wheels made from motorcycle. -PHOTO- Here a potter show Tom Kai and I the sectional thrown bases of a series jars she is making on weighted motorcycle wheel amde into potters wheels. -PHOTO- A second view ; here the potter is using a roulette to decorate the bases of the jars. -PHOTO- Examples of the finished earthenware jars. -PHOTO- Here is awood fired caternary arch kiln used to fire the terra cotta jars. -PHOTO- Interior of the same kiln. -PHOTO- We came upon this potters' jars cooling by the road side. At first we did not realize that they were actually in the remainder of a simply built hovel kiln.