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Vase - Studiocraft

Studiocraft

  • Object:

    Vase

  • Place of origin:

    Hornsea (made)

  • Date:

    1966 (pattern)
    ca. 1966 (made)
    1966 (shape)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Clappison, William John, born 1937 (designer)
    Rylands, Patrick (designer)
    Hornsea Pottery Co. Ltd. (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed earthenware with silk screen-printed decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by John Clappison and the makers

  • Museum number:

    C.262-1986

  • Gallery location:

    Ceramics, Room 140, Factory Ceramics, case 6, shelf 1

Physical description

White earthenware vase, cylindrical, straight-sided with concave upper part and straight-side rim. On the body and rim with silk screen-printed decoration of a repeating pattern of squares and circles in browns and blues on white, the upper part and interior left white.

Place of Origin

Hornsea (made)

Date

1966 (pattern)
ca. 1966 (made)
1966 (shape)

Artist/maker

Clappison, William John, born 1937 (designer)
Rylands, Patrick (designer)
Hornsea Pottery Co. Ltd. (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Glazed earthenware with silk screen-printed decoration

Marks and inscriptions

'602'
Impressed

Dimensions

Height: 23 cm, Diameter: 9.4 cm

Object history note

This vase is part of the gifts, consisting 44 objects, arranged privately by John Clappison, chief staff designer at Hornsea. The selection was made by John Mallet and Jennifer Opie, most of the ceramics then being housed in John Clappison’s garage and cellar, the remainder under his care at the Pottery. In 1986 the Pottery was in some difficulties and Mr. Clappison was then alone in seeing the need to save these examples of the factory’s production. The titles given are those used in-house by the factory.

Descriptive line

'Studiocraft' vase, glazed earthenware with direct screen-print decoration,by Patrick Rylands, 1966. Shape designed by William John Clappison, 1965, made by Hornsea Pottery Co. Ltd., England, ca. 1966.

Materials

Earthenware; Glaze

Techniques

Cast; Glazed; Screen printed

Subjects depicted

Geometric pattern

Categories

Ceramics; Earthenware

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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