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Vase - Weasel Tree

Weasel Tree

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Hornsea (made)

  • Date:

    1957 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Campbell, Marion (shape)
    Rawson, Colin Bentley (designer)
    Hornsea Pottery Co. Ltd. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Earthenware, cast with coloured glazes

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Clappison and the makers

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 6, shelf 3

Physical description

Earthenware vase, in the form of a tree trunk with a weasel standing on its hind legs, forepaws against the trunk. The tree trunk with a series of repeated, moulded knotholes covered with a speckled yellow/grey glaze, the interior cream. The weasel is white with a clear glaze. Trunk and weasel cast separately.

Place of Origin

Hornsea (made)


1957 (designed)


Campbell, Marion (shape)
Rawson, Colin Bentley (designer)
Hornsea Pottery Co. Ltd. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Earthenware, cast with coloured glazes

Marks and inscriptions

'HORNSEA MADE IN ENGLAND' and a horn over waves
Printed in blue


Height: 21.5 cm, Width: 9.5 cm base

Descriptive line

'Weasel Tree' vase, cast earthenware with coloured glazes, modelled by Marion Campbell, decoration by Colin Bentley Rawson, made by Hornsea Pottery Co. Ltd., England, 1956.

Production Note

Trial sample, not put into production.


Earthenware; Glaze


Glazed; Cast


Ceramics; Earthenware


Ceramics Collection

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