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Early Twentieth Century Slipwares

Russell Collins fluted bowl Elijah Comfort pie dish Miek Dodd large fluted bowl

Long Gallery, Winchcombe - Autumn 2009

St. Ives raku bowl attributed to Shoji Hamada Early Twentieth Century Slipware - Long Room Gallery, Winchcombe - November 2009 Huge Michael Cardew bread crock made at Winchcombe


This important exhibition at the Long Room Gallery in Winchcombe shows early earthenware pots from St. Ives and Winchcombe alongside the Devon slipware sthat inspired both Leach and Cardew.

The Long Room Gallery is in the centre of the delightful Cotswold town of Winchcombe and the exhibition is open until November 28th, but closed on Sundays. If you do get a chance, I urge you to make the effort to visit the exhibition as there are some scarce and unusual pots to see. The huge green bread crock by Michael Cardew shown above is an amazing pot, how it even survived the firing 80 years ago was a minor miracle.

Ray Finch's Winchcombe pottery is close by and Toff Milway's Conderton Pottery is just down the road so there are other attractions to make your trip worthwhile.

For further details visit www.cotswoldsliving.com.