A slipware jar, executed
23.5 cm tall
The form of coil built red Staffordshire earthware illustrated with jelly babies against white black ground using slipware traditions of slip trailing and painting, and finished with a transparent gloss glaze to 1120°c oxidation gas firing.
Kitty Shepherd (b. 1960) is a British studio potter and ceramic artist known for her bold use of colour with slip. She describes the natural world and popular iconography in a way that is totally unique in the ceramic discipline. Her studios are based in Granada, Spain.