artists


Gordon Baldwin

(British, 1932 - Present)
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Gordon Baldwin OBE is an influential English studio potter. He studied at the Lincoln School of Art and the Central School of Art and Design and was teacher of Ceramics and Sculpture at Eton College

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Richard Batterham

(British, 1936-present)
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Richard Batterham is one of the finest potters to have trained with Bernard Leach in St Ives.  His stoneware domestic works are instantly recognisable, with the refined shapes and rich glazing of which he has become best known.

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Norah Braden

(British, 1901-2001)
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She was a very serious potter and applied rigorous standards to her work. Her pots have been exhibited widely, and some were acquired for national collections in the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Fitzwilliam Museum, York City Art Gallery and Kettles Yard, Cambridge.

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Alison Britton

(British, b. 1948)
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After a Foundation Course at Leeds College of Art in 1966, Britton Studied ceramics at Central School of Art, London from 1967-79 followed by three years at the Royal College of Art, London.

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Alan Caiger-Smith

(British, b.1930)
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There are currently a number of spectacular works available for sale from Caiger-Smith's last ever firing before his retirement in 2006.

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Michael Cardew

(British, 1901-1983)
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An influential and pioneering British ceramicist who assisted in the revival of the old slipware pottery.

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Claudi Casanovas

(Spanish, 1956-present)
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One of the world's most acclaimed ceramic artists, with exhibitions in museums and galleries worldwide.

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Claude Champy

(French, 1944-present)
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A French ceramist, he received the Grand Prix of the Suntory Museum of Art. At that time he formed links with Japanese ceramists and also created Raku ware. His works are part of the Charles-Adrien Buéno's collection.

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Joanna Constantinidis

(British, 1927-2000)
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Constantinidis was considered a radical potter who became re-inspired by the wheel and helped to reinvent the 'thrown' vessel by folding and cutting to make unexpected rhythms.

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Hans Coper

(German/British, 1920-1981)
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Arguably the most important post-war potter, Hans pioneered the concept of ‘hand-built’ ceramics with his wheel-thrown and reconstructed composite sculptural works.

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Claire Curneen

(Irish, b.1968)
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We currently have two iconic works by Claire Curneen available for private sale. Please contact us for additional information.

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Ruth Duckworth

(German/American, 1919-2009)
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Ruth Duckworth was a modernist ceramics sculptor and became instrumental in shaping new ways of thinking about ceramics in the second half of the 20th century. She was held by many in high regard and became highly celebrated internationally.

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Elizabeth Fritsch

(British, b.1940)
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Fritsch’s musical background has been inspirational to her ceramic work, and this has been integral to her becoming one of the most influential potters of the last few decades.

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Ian Godfrey

(British, 1942-1992)
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A highly individual potter with a focus on decorative pots rather than practical wares, with a successful mix of figures, objects, fantasy and mythology

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Shoji Hamada

(Japanese, 1894-1978)
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Often considered the most celebrated and famous Twentieth Century Japanese potter, whose bowls, vases and pots continue to arouse deep responses. 

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Henry Hammond

(British, 1914-1989)
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Hammond is best known for his buff stoneware pots with iron brush decoration, although this was not his only output during his career.

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Ewen Henderson

(British, 1934-2000)
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Pushing the boundaries between sculpture and craft, Henderson established an international reputation and became one of Britain's foremost artists to emerge in the 1960s. 

 

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Walter Keeler

(British, 1942-present)
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Walter Keeler is a potter of international reputation, he has been hugely influential, both as maker and teacher.

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Bernard Leach

(British, 1887-1979)
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Accredited as the father of the studio ceramic tradition, Leach is probably the biggest international name of the 20th Century in the field of ceramics.

 

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David Leach

(British, 1911-2005)
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David Leach was an English studio potter and the elder son of acclaimed potter, Bernard Leach. In 1987 he was appointed OBE[8] for his own merits in studio pottery and his services to education

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Janet Leach

(American, 1918-1997)
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Her pots are highly influenced by Japanese and Korean culture, yet have a quite distinctive style of their own, merging the Leach tradition with sculptural uniqueness. 

 

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Jennifer Lee

(British, b.1956)
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Lee’s work reflects her interest in ancient civilisation, with a twist of refined and serene modernity.

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William Staite Murray

(British, 1881-1962)
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Influenced by the avant-garde ideas in Britain of the time, with distinctive and unique shapes and growing increasingly Chinese in style, many consider Murray to be one of the most important British potters and educators of the inter-war years. However, the extent and influence of his work is considered as rather neglected and eclipsed after having left England in 1939.

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Abdo Nagi

(Yemen, 1941-2001)
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Magdalene Odundo

(Kenyan/British, b.1950)
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Odundo is best-known for merging ancient processes and techniques to that of the modern world.

 

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Colin Pearson

(British, 1923-2007)
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Often considered one of the most creatively charismatic potters of the post-war period, famed for his ‘winged’ pieces.

 

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Lucie Rie

(Austrian/British, 1902-1995)
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Rie was one of the most important potters of the post-war period.

 

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Rupert Spira

(British, b.1960)
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Spira is internationally recognised and his work can be found throughout Britain, including the Victoria and Albert Museum, as well as the Sainsbury Collection.

 

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Edmund de Waal

(British, b.1964)
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Alan Wallwork

(British, 1931-present)
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Alan Caiger-Smith was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1930.

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John Ward

(British, b. 1938)
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Ward is one of Britain's best known and widely exhibited potters, and his pieces are of much interest to serious collectors, becoming renowned for his striking two-toned coloured vessels.

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