John Maltby, Stoneware 8 7/8″ Square Dish

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Stock ref: DS2491

Circa 2000s

A superb example of a  Stonware Square Dish by John Maltby, one of the UK’s best potters. features a sloped raised rim in tenmoku, the inner dish painted in resist to the well with John’s traditional cross pattern motif in iron red, blue and oatmeal colour glazes. Painted  Maltby signature to the rear.

Provenance:  The Kate & Jon Catleugh Collection, 2021.
Kate (1931-2021) and Jon (1920-2009) were notable collectors at the heart of the British arts and crafts and contemporary craft scene from when they met in the 1960s until their respective deaths. Jon had a particular passion and interest in the arts and crafts movement becoming an acknowledged expert in William  De Morgan.  Kates personal tastes were more wide ranging and contemporary, but always of the highest quality of artisan craftsmanship whether the  material be wood, glass, pottery or metal.

John Maltby (1936-2020) a distinguished UK studio potter and sculptor. He studied at Leicester College of Art and Goldsmith’s College, London. After a period of teaching art he visited Bernard Leach and on his advice joined Bernard’s son David in 1962 as his apprentice for two years. He set up his own pottery in 1964 at Stoneshill near Crediton. His work is much sought after and is exhibited worldwide.

Size: 22.5(w) x 22.5(d) x 4.5(h)cm

£ 695, previously £ 895


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