platter – brown combed
£504.00 PRODUCT CODE:CB151Y362
This earthenware platter is wheel-thrown and boldly decorated with fluid slip which Clive has finger-combed whilst listening to music, feeling the rhythm through the slip. It is glazed and wood-fired adding a warmth and just right for pairing with food.
About this maker
Clive Bowen was born in Cardiff in 1943. Initially studying painting and etching at Cardiff College of Art from 1960 to 1964, Clive went on to train as an apprentice with Michael Leach at the Yelland Pottery in North Devon from 1965 until 1969. He worked alongside Michael Cardew at Wenford Bridge before setting up his own pottery in 1971 when he bought a small agricultural property at Shebbear, near Holsworthy in North Devon and set up a workshop in the former farm outhouses.