Tulip and Whippet Romantic Platter

Polly Fern
£720
Tulip And Whippet Romantic Platter is a one-of-a-kind decorative piece by illustrator and ceramicist Polly Fern. Its decoration is inspired by a poetry book.

This platter forms part of Polly's whimsical Cobalt collection for The New Craftsmen, which is inspired by an old book of garden poems. This earthenware platter is decorated with a cobalt oxide and features charming motifs – whippets, tulips and two people picking each other flowers.
Material: Earthenware
Dimensions: Height: 4cm, Length: 39cm, Width: 32cm
Care Instructions: Wipe gently with lukewarm water
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Process

Made from slabs of white earthenware clay, this piece is dipped in a tin glaze and then hand-painted with a cobalt oxide, slips and underglazes. Sgraffito details are drawn into the glaze, and this platter features piped relief detail on the tulip petals.
Tulip and Whippet Romantic Platter
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.