Before the Wind Blew the Dandelion Vase

Jacqueline Leighton Boyce
Before The Wind Blew The Dandelion Vase is an earthenware handmade vessel by Devon-based ceramicist Jacqueline Leighton Boyce. Suitable as a decorative stand alone piece or to display flowers, when a waterproof vessel is inserted.

Inspired by Exmoor, this vessel by Jacqueline is imbued with an appealing rawness, featuring a cluster of delicate dandelion heads. It forms part of a new collection for The New Craftsmen, which takes its influence from the landscape surrounding Jacqueline in Devon.
Material: Terracotta clay, slip, metallic lustres
Dimensions: Height: 29cm, Width: 14cm
Care Instructions: Wipe clean with a soft damp cloth
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This vessel is crafted from red terracotta clay using coil-building techniques. It is decorated with layers of slip and underglaze, which Jacqueline has drawn the motifs directly onto using sgraffito and paint. Metallic lustres are applied sparingly to highlight details.
The Maker Jacqueline Leighton Boyce Ceramicist - South West England

With a BA and MA in Ceramic Design from Central St Martins, Jacqueline Leighton Boyce creates handmade earthenware ceramics, which she decorates with motifs inspired by nature such as birds and flowers. Based in Devon, she draws her inspiration from the surrounding landscape and her pieces are imbued with an appealing rawness. There is a folkloric element to her recent work for The New Craftsmen, which features doves, swifts, dandelions and stags.