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Great Slipware Show 2018

Saturday 10th - Sunday 25th February 2018
(Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during the exhibition)
Opening Hours: 11:00am - 6:00pm
Venue: Gallery St. Ives

■Geoff Fuller / Prue Cooper
■Douglas Fitch / Hannah McAndrew
■Clive Bowen

Slipware dishes and plates were actively made in Northeast and Midwest England, North Wales etc. during 17th-19th centuries. Those made in Staffordshire were introduced into Japan by Soetsu (Muneyoshi) Yanagi in the early 20th century and are known as 'Pie Dishes' today.

Productions of slipware dishes/plates were almost ceased by early 20th century but it revived dramatically towards the end of the same century with great contributions by today's eminent potters such as Clive Bowen and Geoff Fuller. The Great Slipware Show for 2018 mainly showcases dishes/plates by five British slipware potters. Work by Geoff Fuller is the first appearance in Japan.

Photos from the exhibition

Douglas Fitch 'yellow bird dish'
& Hannah McAndrew

Clive Bowen
& Geoff Fuller

Geoff Fuller

Hannah McAndrew

Douglas Fitch

Prue Cooper

Prue Cooper

etchings by Bernard Leach
& Clive Bowen

etching by Bernard Leach
& Leach Pottery Slipware Bowl (c. 1935)

Clive Bowen

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