Stoneware, oval form with stepped collar, cream coloured engobes with mottled white and pale brown masked geometric design, the interior black
H 21.6cm, W 12.0cm, D 10.4cm
PROVENANCE: Dr John P Driscoll Collection
Bonhams, London, International Contemporary Ceramics including the Willem Latuasun European Collection, 10 November 1993, Lot 131.
EXHIBITED: 'Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Potter', Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, 14 September-3 December 2017
Twenty-Four British Potters, Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University, 31 October-22 December, 1976; this work illustrated in the catalogue p.20 item 32.
LITERATURE: Glenn Adamson, Martina Droth and Simon Olding, eds., 'Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery', exh. cat., Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven and The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, 2017; illustrated p.324 item 101.
Peter Dormer and David Cripps, 'Elizabeth Fritsch', Bellew, 1985; p.72 for illustration of a comparable work.
This important work by Elizabeth Fritsch was included in the seminal exhibition that first introduced John Driscoll to British Studio Ceramics, the starting point of this collection. Bonhams, International Contemporary Ceramics including the Willem Latuasun European Collection, 10 November 199, Lot 131
CONDITION: Perfect condition with no damage or restoration