A totally unique piece. Made from a variety of clays and decorated with incised and stamped motifs. Finished with wax and mounted on a reclaimed teakwood base. This stately gent can also be removed from his base and wall hung.
Dimensions and weight include the wooden base.
8.5 × 17 × 30 cm
Inspired by a fleeting glimpse of an Iranian art treasure.
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Many of my ceramics start with a narrative that’s either imagined, half remembered, carefully researched or commissioned.
My output is low and slow. I will occasionally return to a theme but, unless specifically designed as a set, every piece I create is totally unique.
I am always interested in taking on commissioned work especially of a commemorative nature.
A love of whimsy, folk art, religious and tribal art and my background as an illustrator, all go into the mix.
I work with a variety of clays into which I often add other fragments of additional material.
These ”inclusions” plus the use of oxides and multiple firings add to the alchemy and often give the clay a distressed or patinated surface.
Once described as “Possibly one of the UK’s most successful illustrators that no-one has ever heard of” Derek Matthews has worked for a raft of top flight clients from Tokyo to Toronto. The Snappy series of children’s books he illustrated sold more than 13 million copies worldwide including a number one American best seller.
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