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Josie Walter

Josie Walter - Spoonrest with pair of pea pods

Josie Walter

Spoonrest with pair of pea pods

Earthenware

Ref: 23260

24 cms long

£22.00

Josie Walter

Born 1951. Trained as an anthropologist, then a teacher before taking a ceramic course at Chesterfield College of Art (1976-9) After six months apprenticeship with Sue Atkins at the Poterie du Don in the Auvergne, France, shared a workshop with John Gibson in Matlock until 1988 then built a workshop at home.

Decoration is by pouring slips thinly or applied thickly by brush on the wheel to give a 'wrapped' look. Pots are thrown on a momentum wheel or slab built in earthenware clay. The pieces are raw glazed with a lead bisilicate clear glaze, decorated with coloured glazes and fired to cone 03 in an electric kiln.

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