Cream Georgiana Platter (Medium)

John Wheeldon
£160
Medium Georgiana Platter (Cream) by Derbyshire-based ceramicist John Wheeldon is a modern interpretation of a classic form, inspired by 18th century creamware.

Inspired by traditional 18th century creamware designs, this wheel-thrown platter with its wavy edge is made from a combination of stoneware and earthenware. John has manufactured his own tools based on examples of those typically used in Britain at that time.
Material: Stoneware, earthenware
Dimensions: Height: 5cm, Length: 25cm Width: 25cm
Care Instructions: Dishwasher safe.
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Process

John throws the platter on the wheel and adds details to the clay using a roulette wheel and an impression tool, which create the collection’s signature marks. The piece is bisque fired at 1120C, before being decorated with a lead-free earthenware glaze.
Cream Georgiana Platter (Medium)
The Maker John Wheeldon Ceramicist - East Midlands

Creating tableware that contemporises traditional 18th century creamware designs, Derbyshire-based ceramicist John Wheeldon draws inspiration from early pioneers in the field, such as Josiah Wedgewood, Thomas Whieldon and William Greatbach. To decorate his work, John has manufactured his own specialist tools, such as roulettes and handle dies, based on examples found in museums originating from the 1700s.