Animals in Eden Ornament

Alex Sickling
Animals in Eden Ornament by ceramicist Alex Sickling is a whimsical, decorative figurine portraying an array of wildlife and flowers in the Garden of Eden.

Animals in Eden Ornament by Alex Sickling is part of a series of work inspired by 19th century folk art drawings depicting the Garden of Eden. Early and mid-century Staffordshire pottery influences much of Alex's work and every ornament is hand-built, giving each character a unique personality.
Material: White Earthenware slip.
Dimensions: Height: 18cm, Length: 12cm, Width: 10cm.
Care Instructions: Wipe with damp cloth.
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Each piece is hand built from white earthenware slip clay, then hand painted using a coloured underglaze, with a clear transparent glaze on top.
The Maker Alex Sickling Ceramicist - North East England

Alex Sickling is an illustrator and ceramicist based in Newcastle. She explores the process of image making through ceramic objects, creating both functional and decorative pieces, including plates and figurines. Known for her love of Staffordshire pottery, and her fascination with Victorian society, Alex has collaborated with clients such as Anthropologie, the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art and the Hepworth Gallery, Wakefield. She graduated from Leeds College of Art in 2012.