Dahlias Vessel

Jacqueline Leighton Boyce
Dahlias Vessel by Jacqueline Leighton Boyce is an artfully embellished decorative vessel, made from terracotta and illustrated using slip with metallic lustres. Nature is a recurrent theme throughout Jacqueline's work and this particular piece pays homage to the brightly coloured dahlias that appear during the height of summer and sit amongst dense, dark, foliage like jewels.

Material: Terracotta clay, slip, metallic lustres
Dimensions: Height: 10cm, Length: 19.5cm, Width: 23cm
Care Instructions: Wipe with a damp, lint free 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 sparingly applied 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.