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Basic Information

Accession Number:1996L1
Collection:Applied Art - Pottery
Date:1937 - 1937

Maker Information

Ceramicist:Charles Vyse - View biography for Charles Vyse


Charles Vyse was born in Staffordshire and came from a family of potters. After a period in Italy, he attended Camberwell School of Art and Craft.Vyse is a key figure in the development of British Studio Pottery. He was one of the pioneers in the exploration of high-fired stonewares inspired by Chinese ceramics. His wife, Nell, possessed a vast knowledge of glaze chemistry and Charles drew on this to achieve a skilful control of surface decoration.

On loan from The Keatley Trust.

Further Information

Production Period:20th Century
School/Style:Studio Ceramics
Medium:Wheel thrown stoneware, tenmoku glaze with wax-resist decoration


Height:410 mm
Diameter:92 mm