JILL FANSHAWE-KATO ON SHOW AT CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS GALLERY

Contemporary Ceramics, the gallery opposite the British Museum, has a new show of work by Jill Fanshawe-Kato (above).  It's long overdue.  Fanshawe-Kato has been making this elegantly decorated stoneware for a long time but unaccountably has only just been accepted as (or has only just applied to be) a member of the Craft Potters Association … Continue reading JILL FANSHAWE-KATO ON SHOW AT CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS GALLERY

AUCTION RESULTS SHOW A PREFERENCE FOR BROWN POTTERY

I led my post about the Mallams auction of 20th century studio pottery with a picture of a pretty teapot by Rosemary Wren with a nice decoration over tin-glaze.  It sold for £50, a remarkably low price.  Items by Lucie Rie, not surprisingly, fetched bids in the thousands and those by Leach, Hamada, Cardew and Staite-Murray … Continue reading AUCTION RESULTS SHOW A PREFERENCE FOR BROWN POTTERY

EASTERN APPROACHES EXHIBITION AT UH GALLERIES

The picture shows the piece I'm currently exhibiting in the Eastern Approaches exhibition at the UH Galleries in St Albans, Large Vessel, which received the St Albans Museums and Galleries Trust Prize, 2013. As with all my current work it's thrown and altered.  It takes a long time to construct the oval but the decoration … Continue reading EASTERN APPROACHES EXHIBITION AT UH GALLERIES

SALE OF CLASSIC BRITISH STUDIO POTTERY

Mallams are holding an auction on Thursday, 12 December, 2013, The Design Age: International Studio Ceramics & Decorative Arts and Modern British & Continental Art, including a lot of 20th century studio pottery, some of it classic, by artists such as Bernard Leach, David Leach, Shoji Hamada, Michael Cardew, Katherine Pleydell-Bouveries, Ruth Duckworth and Lucie Rie. … Continue reading SALE OF CLASSIC BRITISH STUDIO POTTERY