Stoneware, brushed white and vivid blue glazes with black painted linear markings, painted GB and date
H 34cm, D 45cm
Earthenware, white glaze, masked green linear pattern to the irregular bowl form, painted GB
H 7cm, W 39.2cm, D 35.6cm
Gordon Baldwin OBE was born in 1932 in Lincoln. He is an influential English studio potter.
He studied at the Lincoln School of Art and the Central School of Art and Design (1950-53). He was teacher of Ceramics and Sculpture at Eton College. He was awarded an OBE in 1992 and an honorary doctorate from the Royal College of Art, London in 2000. He was influenced by contemporary sculpture and has worked with both earthenware and stoneware.
His work has been exhibited worldwide and is represented in many public collections.