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Post by bistoboy on May 31st 2010, 10:22 pm



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Post by skay on June 3rd 2010, 5:06 pm



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Post by skay on June 3rd 2010, 5:34 pm

Thyme, Sage & Curry



I love the 'Curry' such a simple 70's introduction to Curry, as in Vesta

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Post by dantheman on June 30th 2010, 8:33 pm



In an interview with Clappison,I was interested to read that in 1966 he was given free time to make what he liked,this was the time when he produced his best piece simply called 'the girl'




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Post by dantheman on August 1st 2010, 11:19 am



Elegance by Clappison

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Post by dantheman on August 2nd 2010, 6:34 pm



In 1955 John Clappison introduced the distinctive Elegance range,decorated with a vertical stripe using a labour intensive method of applying masking tape strips before each item was aerographed with colour.

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Post by dantheman on August 10th 2010, 2:26 pm

it would be fascinating to hear from Jonathan Clappison!! John Clappison was a hugely influential designer and played his part in bringing about the wonderful 60's style revolution

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Post by clappy1 on August 10th 2010, 9:26 pm

dantheman wrote:it would be fascinating to hear from Jonathan Clappison!! John Clappison was a hugely influential designer and played his part in bringing about the wonderful 60's style revolution


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Post by dantheman on August 10th 2010, 9:35 pm

great to have you hear Jonathan,I will no doubt have loads of questions

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Post by big ed on August 10th 2010, 9:39 pm

Hi johnathon , maybe a daft question , but was John's piece's marked or signed as such as opposed to other hornsea designers , Ed

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Post by dantheman on August 10th 2010, 9:44 pm




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and did he make any pieces similar to this one? It is possibly my favorite ceramic design of all time


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Post by clappy1 on August 11th 2010, 5:14 pm

big ed wrote:Hi johnathon , maybe a daft question , but was John's piece's marked or signed as such as opposed to other hornsea designers , Ed

Hello Ed,

Throughout the time John was at the Pottery, he was'nt allowed to sign pieces. All the work produced had to say "designs by the Hornsea Design Team". All my father's work since leaving the Pottery is signed by him and sometimes dated. These designs have been available through the Hornsea Pottery Collectors society who hold meetings throughout the year, you just need to become a member. John usually attends these and often gives talks.

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John Clappison- Picture of recent work

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John Clappison- Picture of recent work

Post by clappy1 on August 11th 2010, 7:09 pm

All,

Most of his later work is documented in 'Gone to Pot' by Pauline Coyle which can be found online at WH Smiths
  • ISBN-10: 0955545501
    ISBN-13: 978-0955545504


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    Post by big ed on August 11th 2010, 7:23 pm

    clappy1 wrote:
    big ed wrote:Hi johnathon , maybe a daft question , but was John's piece's marked or signed as such as opposed to other hornsea designers , Ed

    Hello Ed,

    Throughout the time John was at the Pottery, he was'nt allowed to sign pieces. All the work produced had to say "designs by the Hornsea Design Team". All my father's work since leaving the Pottery is signed by him and sometimes dated. These designs have been available through the Hornsea Pottery Collectors society who hold meetings throughout the year, you just need to become a member. John usually attends these and often gives talks.

    Thank you

    Jonathan
    Thanks Johnathon , also love the cat , if you hadn't shown it , I would have sworn it was a Scandi Cat

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    Post by clappy1 on August 11th 2010, 7:26 pm

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    http://i31.servimg.com/u/f31/15/51/85/36/img_0412.jpg

    Sorry, these are the only two other's I have to hand as 1-5 are duplicates of the same pictures!

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    Post by clappy1 on August 12th 2010, 8:17 pm

    dantheman wrote:did John make these very recently?

    Hello Dantheman,

    John made the cat around 6 months ago, the other muramics are around a year old. It is really wonderful to find out what his next little creation is going to be, some are sensible and some just have that unique Clappison twist, it usually depends on what his recent experiences have been, and then he will theme it around them.

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    Post by dantheman on August 12th 2010, 8:24 pm

    has John done any sculptural pieces?

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    Post by clappy1 on August 12th 2010, 8:30 pm

    skay wrote: The recent things are great in such a different way to the older stuff. How old is your Dad now Jonathan - if that's not a rude question?

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    Hello Skay,

    My dad is the ripe old age of 73, so it's nice to see his creative juices have not dryed up completely yet? It keeps him out of mischief, and it gives my mum a bit of peace too.

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    Post by flying free on August 12th 2010, 8:36 pm

    I love the wall hangings - the angel is my fave but the first geometric one you posted is gorgeous also - mmm spoilt for choice.

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    Post by dantheman on August 12th 2010, 8:52 pm

    has your dad ever talked to you about going to the Gustavsberg factory and meeting Stig Lindberg + Gunnar Nylund?

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    dantheman wrote:has your dad ever talked to you about going to the Gustavsberg factory and meeting Stig Lindberg + Gunnar Nylund?

    He went over there this February, and he loved it. These are two of his favourate designers! He may have met stig when he was younger, but I will have to ask him for sure.

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    Post by dantheman on August 12th 2010, 9:12 pm

    I know he went in the early 60's with Bob Hindle,I'm glad they made an impression as they are my favorite Scandinavian designers too

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    and did he make any pieces similar to this one? It is possibly my favorite ceramic design of all time[/quote]

    have you seen this piece in the flesh Jonathan?


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    Post by clappy1 on August 13th 2010, 12:57 pm

    dantheman wrote:
    dantheman wrote:
    dantheman wrote:http://www.thisishullandeastriding.co.uk/news/Decade-changed-world/article-655724-detail/article.html

    In this interview with Clappison,I was interested to read that in 1966 he was given free time to make what he liked,this was the time when he produced his best piece simply called 'the girl'


    Hello Dantheman, John has not got one of these models. This was the only bust he did, and only a few dozen were made. These are now very rare, happy hunting!

    and did he make any pieces similar to this one? It is possibly my favorite ceramic design of all time

    have you seen this piece in the flesh Jonathan?
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