Category Archives: baluster jugs

I Give You The Baluster Jug

  Baluster Jug. 1300 – 1400 AD. Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery Baluster Jug. 1270 – 1340 AD. British Museum Brill/Boarstall ware, Buckinghamshire. Early – mid 13th century AD. Ashmolean Museum Clive Bowen. Baluster Jugs. Doug Fitch Slipware Baluster Jug. … Continue reading

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New things.

First off a tall, (once) dark,handsome man appeared on my doorstep. I have vague recollections of him but it seems like many a long year since I saw him, it’s been almost 2 months of a trip for him to … Continue reading

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Samuel Malkin I thank you

 But for the bluebells you could be forgiven for thinking that it is the end of February or early March at times here in the lovely south west of Scotland. It’s been chilly. The evening tonight has been stunning, huge … Continue reading

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Slip Slop Slap

More slippy sloppy slabs in the pipeline. I think they’ll make more sense when I show you were there are coming from and where they are heading but that will have to wait for the time being. Some tall weird … Continue reading

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New pots and news

More strange wading birds today. It’s been another slip fest here today and I am loving it. I really like this plate above, it’s thin white slip and thick white slip and then trailed slip too. Nice looking at this … Continue reading

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How scary!?!

That is the filter on my dust mask, I took it apart to have a look as I was changing it. Makes you think doesn’t it. Alan brought me a bucket full of a lovely present yesterday. He was amused … Continue reading

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How to make a girl smile…

easy, give her a bunch of pretty wild flowers. Well this one anyone doesn’t take much pleasing. I can count on the fingers of one hand the amount of times I’ve been given flowers, once a rose in Italy when … Continue reading

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Friday Sunny Day

I love this picture. It reminds me of a photo I have somewhere of a group of wonky but very old jugs of similar shape to this that are all leaning in random directions. Amanda pointed out that she couldn’t … Continue reading

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Blue and white

The view when you look left out of my workshop door, too good to be true almost isn’t it. Bunny prints. Eeek many bunny prints! Some slip trailing started happening this afternoon, I kept putting it off but eventually got … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

Morning sun on the way down to work, I know I really shouldn’t have been working the day but I do find it hard to resist. I threw the tops on these jugs (blurry pic, sorry) and they are now … Continue reading

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