Setting the Table Romantic Platter

Polly Fern
Setting the Table Romantic Platter is a decorative and functional piece by illustrator and ceramicist, Polly Fern, which features a charming hand-painted illustration of two people in their pyjamas preparing the table for an elaborate breakfast. The table features vases, ornaments and plates on the floor with canaries and naughty whippets sticking their heads out from the tablecloth to catch the crumbs. The long shaped platter features a wavy cut border and slip trailed dotted rim. The shiny tin glaze has been painted upon with variant shades of peach underglaze.

Material: Earthenware
Dimensions: Width: 42cm, Depth: 2cm, Height: 22cm
Care Instructions: Gently hand wash in lukewarm water
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Inspired by traditional ceramic shapes, Polly’s pieces are handmade from slabs of clay and bisque fired. They are dipped in a tin glaze, then delicately hand-painted using oxides and pigments attune to her unique, whimsical style.
The Maker Polly Fern Ceramicist - East of England

Based in Norwich, Polly Fern is an illustrator and ceramicist who creates tin-glazed ceramic pieces. Polly has a BA First Class in Illustration from Norwich University of The Arts and her work has been displayed in various, world-renowned international galleries, including The Sainsbury Centre in Norwich and The MET Museum in New York. Polly’s work is illustrated by hand with drawings inspired by places, historical events and childhood stories, making each object an original work of art.