Group of pots from the RJ Lloyd Collection by Various artists

These 11 pots were selected by the artist and resident of Bideford, RJ Lloyd from his large collection of North Devon slipware pottery.


Details

Medium:
Ceramic
Dimensions:
Various
Art Fund grant:
£40,000 ( Total: £76,500)
Acquired in:
2008
Vendor:
Paul Vincent

Lloyd described the basis of the collection as a discovery of the unpretentious and mostly unnamed manufactures of 'the products of the English country potters, those small local craftsmen who have flourished since medieval times supplying simple domestic and utilitarian wares'. Burton Art Gallery hope to build a new dedicated gallery to house the whole collection which may be called The North Devon Ceramics Collection incorporating the RJ Lloyd Collection of Earthenware.

Provenance

RJ Lloyd; Paul Vincent, 2001.

Venue details

Burton Art Gallery and Museum Kingsley Road, BIDEFORD Devon EX39 2QQ Burton Art Gallery and Museum01237 471455 www.burtonartgallery.co.uk

Entry details

Free to all

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