David Frith (British b.1943); Brookhouse Pottery; a celadon glazed bowl with flared rim and shallow foot, finely spiral cut sided with combed underglaze decoration; Pottery and personal seals to base; 16cm (6.3ins) diameter, 7cm (2.75ins) high.
CONDITION: Excellent ex-kiln condition.
BIOGRAPHY: David Frith was born in 1943 in Lancashire. He studied at Stoke-on-Trent College of Art, where his lecturer was Derek Emms (who had worked with Bernard Leach at St. Ives Pottery), Wimbledon School of Art and Flintshire Technical College.
He first set up a workshop, known as the David Frith Pottery, in 1963 in Denbigh, North Wales where he was joined by his future wife, Margaret in 1966. Initially working in high-fired earthenware, he moved on to oxidised stoneware in 1972 when he built a wood fired kiln, experimenting with reduction glazes. He installed a gas-fired kiln in 1974 and then changed entirely to reduction firing. In 1974 The Friths bought the Malt House, a semi-derilict mill in Denbigh, converted it to a workshop and home and changed the name to Brookhouse Pottery.
He has had numerous exhibitions and his work is in many public and private collections including: The Victoria and Albert Museum, London; University of Aberystwyth, Wales; University of Bangor. Wales; Bolton Museum and Art Gallery; Preston Museum and Art Gallery; Stoke-on-Trent Museum and Art Gallery; Crafts Council, London; Bill Ismay Collection; Museum fur Angewandte Kunst Koln. Germany; and The Ceramic Art Messe Collection, Mashiko, Japan.
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