pioneering potters and paintresses.
This exhibition covers the work of
some of the most famous names in English ceramics design during the Twentieth
Century. With a new millennium approaching, the history of design in the
Twentieth Century is likely to become a growth area.
The Susie Cooper content of
the display has several notable pieces to thrill any collector of her work and
would surely impress any enthusiast of modern
Especially worthy of a mention is the
stunning 'Cockerel' pattern charger, a magnificent display of Susies talent for
portraying animals in her own distinct style. Other rarities on display are a
kestrel shape jug in 'Panorama' pattern. A mustache cup and Saucer with comical
faces design. A delightful nursery plate from Susies time at A.E.Gray in 'The
House That Jack Built' pattern.
In total there are 17 exhibits
representing Susies career, from her early lustre designs to work done at
Wedgwood in the 1970's.
The Exhibition also contains examples of design by Clarice Cliff, Daisy Makeig
Jones (several wonderful lustre pieces),Charlotte Rhead (good examples of her
tublined designs), Millicent Taplin, Susan Williams Ellis (Portmerion), Kathie
Winkle, and two Midwinter designers: Jessie Tait and Eve
Entry to the exhibition is FREE