The Swifts were Late to Leave Vase

Jacqueline Leighton Boyce
The Swifts Were Late 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.
Material: Terracotta clay, slip, metallic lustres
Dimensions: Height: 32cm, Width: 21cm
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 Swifts were Late to Leave Vase
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.