Vase, earthenware, designed by Clarice Cliff, made at Newport Pottery, Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent), England, 1936-1941

Made 1936-1941

This vase was designed by Clarice Cliff (1899-1972), one of the best known British ceramic designers of the 20th century. Cliff was the first British ceramicist to develop Art Deco patterns and shapes for commercial production and her boldly coloured designs of the late 1920s and the 1930s significantly influenced fashionable tableware produced by other Staffordshire ceramic factories. The most prominent ceramic designer in Britain between 1927 and 1939, Cliff was also the first woman art direct...

Summary

A6607
Vase, earthenware, designed by Clarice Cliff, made at Newport Pottery, Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent), England, 1936-1941

A press-moulded earthenware vase with an irregular flat base, high-relief decoration all over the body and matt glaze. The 'japanesque' design features a web of contorted prunus branches in bloom, handpainted in brown, and green with red and blue leaves, all set against an ivory ground.

Dimensions

165 mm
205 mm

Production

This mark crediting Newport Pottery was used from 1936 to 1941on all Clarice Cliff products after the Bizarre and Fantasque ranges were discontinued . The Newport Pottrey closed in 1942.
1936-1941

Source

Purchased 1977

Cite this Object

Vase, earthenware, designed by Clarice Cliff, made at Newport Pottery, Burslem (Stoke-on-Trent), England, 1936-1941 2014, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 29 March 2017, <https://ma.as/186931>
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