Woodland Floor Vessel

Jacqueline Leighton Boyce
Woodland Floor Vessel by Jacquline Leighton Boyce forms part of a recent body of work inspired by the growth and reproduction of life in English meadows, woodlands and hedgerows during the early summer. This sculptural vessel reflects the wild, undulating foliage which bursts forth and jostles for space within compacted areas, while also playing host to insects and local fauna. The piece is formed from red terracotta clay, handbuilt and illustrated with species of flowers that you might spot in woodlands throughout the UK.

Material: Terracotta clay, slip, metallic lustres
cm: Width 31cm, Depth 18cm, Height 19.5cm
inches: Width 12.2in, Depth 7.1in, Height 7.7in
Care Instructions: Wipe with a damp, lint free cloth
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Jacqueline’s ceramics are formed from red terracotta clay and all her work is handbuilt apart from the use of a press mould for plates. To decorate, Jacqueline creates layers of colours and illustrations using slips, underglazes, glazes and metallic lustres.
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.