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  • Provenance

    Gwen Mullins collection, UK
    Bonhams, Knightsbridge, 'Contemporary Ceramics', 15 June 1989, lot 9
    Bonhams, New Bond Street, 'International Contemporary Ceramics', 23 May 2006, lot 56

  • Exhibited

    'Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery', Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, 14 September-3 December 2017 and The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 20 March-18 June 2018

  • Literature

    Oliver Watson, British Studio Pottery: The Victoria & Albert Museum Collection, London, 1990, p. 229, no. 486 for a comparable dish in the Victoria & Albert Museum collection
    Glenn Adamson, Martina Droth and Simon Olding, eds., Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery, exh. cat., Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven and The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 2017, illustrated p. 267 with accompanying essay

34

Large dish

circa 1958
Stoneware, brown ash glazes with cream trailed slip and incised spiralling designs, the underside unglazed with combed design.
33.8 cm (13 1/4 in.) diameter
Impressed with artist's seal, incised and painted body and glaze codes.

Estimate
£2,000 - 3,000 ‡ ♠

Sold for £2,772

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