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Helen Bates on sat 12 jun 04

June 12th., 2004

Surfing with Helen Bates - Northern UK and miscellaneous UK sites - June
12th., 2004

Lizzie Rice (Lizzie Rice Ceramics) (Oundle, Northamptonshire, UK)

"The work is hand-built paper-porcelain (...) (with) earthenware barium
glazes and porcelain slip to create the surface texture." (Featured in
"Working with Paperclay and Other Activities" by A. Lightwood)

Decorative Antiques (Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, UK)

(This dealer stocks a wide range of original Art Deco items including
art pottery. The site has some brief historical notes on a number of
the potteries.)

Maggie Barnes (Knaresborough, Yorkshire, UK)

Barnes's work includes unglazed white porcelain sea-inspired sculptures
that may be stained and laminated, burnished & waxed. She also works
in a near two-dimensional format with a porcelain paper clay and stained
porcelain slips, and makes handmade paper tiles cast from original works
in porcelain.

The Bowes Museum (England, UK)

(The online ceramics collection is searchable. Pieces are British,
Asian, and European.)

Oakwood Ceramics (Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, UK)

Check out the Oakwood's "Totally Teabowls" show. Besides many British
potters past and present, US potter Warren Mackenzie is included, plus
potters from around the world. Edmund de Waal, the "enfant terrible" of
postmodernist ceramic theory is also shown.

The Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society (TAC) (UK)

(British Architectural Tiles locations, images, and history)

Antique British Ceramics Information Resource (Abcir)

Internet Resource For Antique British Ceramics
Some parts free, others require users to join for a fee, similar to the
U.S. site Vasefinder (.)

PotArt (UK)

(Secondary sales Retail site with a selection of ceramics from
"respected potters in the UK, and elsewhere.")

And that's it for this post!


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