Peter Wright large tin glazed earthenware vessel text from Chaucer

Peter Wright large tin glazed earthenware vessel text from Chaucer

Code: C430

Dimensions:

H: 29cm (11.4")Di: 19.5cm (7.7")

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Peter Wright large cylindrical calligraphic tin glazed earthenware vessel incised with the first verse of Geoffrey Chaucer's 'Truth - Ballade of Good Counsel', incised signature. England. Signed in the clay on the base.

Excellent condition.

Peter Wright (1919-2003) was a leading British Studio ceramicist. After World War II he studied ceramics at Hornsey School of Art. He establised his own studio near bath in 1954. His later work focused on sculptural forms but he sometimes introduced text into his work. His work was exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1957 and is held i museums worldwide.