Richard Batterham - indrukwekkende dekselpot
Richard Batterham - deze dekselpot is prachtig geglazuurd met een groenige veldspaatglazuur. De randen van de hoog gestookte dekselpot zijn niet geglazuurd. Dit is één van de kenmerken van een Batterham pot. Deze dekselpot is destijds ca. 1979 gekocht bij Galerie Onder de Vier Linden, Asperen.
Richard Batterham trained at the Leach Pottery in 1957 and 1958. Returning to his native Dorset in 1959 to set up his own pottery. His intention was to make pots to enrich rather than to adorn. In the first few years after establishing the pottery he was producing a range of pots that satisfied the needs of table and kitchen. He is regarded by many as the potter following most closely within the Leach tradition. Though his pots are instantly recognizable as his own. He has worked alone, firing his two chambered kiln several times a year for over thirty years. Batterham's work has strengh and rightness of purpose. Simply beautiful pots (source text: www.oakwoodceramics.co.uk). This lidded pot is beautifully glazed with a greenish celadon feldspar glaze. The rims of the high fired lidded pot are unglazed. This is one of the characteristics of a Batterham pot. This pot with lid was bought around 1979 by Galerie Onder de Vier Linden, Asperen.