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John Dermer Scored Studio Vase - 1972

Scored Studio Vase by John Dermer
    Scored Studio Vase by John Dermer

This hand-thrown studio vase by John Dermer has been decorated with a series of scored circles around the vase's circumference, which have caused the clay inbetween to crack during the firing process. Coupled with mottled glazing in black, brown and white, the effect is unique.

This hand-thrown studio vase by John Dermer has been decorated with a series of scored circles around the vase's circumference, which have caused the clay inbetween to crack during the firing process. Coupled with mottled glazing in black, brown and white, the effect is unique.

  • Type of object: Ornamental ware/vase
  • Mark: MADE IN
    ENGLAND
    DERMER
    [Impressed]
  • Year produced: 1972
  • Body: stoneware
  • Glaze: tortoiseshell
  • Material: ceramic
  • Decoration: glazed, scored
  • Accession number: 12700
  • Dimensions: 158 mm (height), 152 mm (diameter)

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  • John Dermer Maker

    John Dermer - Maker

    Twentieth century Australian studio potter who had a residency at Wedgwood in the 1970s. Dermer is a follower of Leach/Hamada and his work explores the creative possibilities of both terra sigillata surface decoration and saltglazing. Gained a Diploma in Art and Design, majoring in pottery, at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. An associate of Michael Dillon, a fellow Australian potter,who became Chief Modeller at the Wedgwood Design Studios during the late twentieth century,and had modelled the portrait of Princess Diana.