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Post by philpot February 5th 2021, 4:11 pm

Elizabeth Fritsch was one of a group of female potters - including Alison Britton, Jacqueline Poncelet,  Glenys Barton,  Jill Crowley, and Carol Mcnicoll- who emerged from the Royal College of Art in the early in the 1970's.They were strongly promoted by The Crafts Council and were highly successful in their early years. She has several pots in the Victoria and #Albert Museum  She was awarded a CBE. Hand built her pots have always commanded High Prices..


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Entitled 'Counterpoint Vase'  made 1993.   31 cms high.


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Post by philpot February 5th 2021, 4:26 pm

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19cms. circa 1975.
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45.5 cms long of oval chape. Circa 1975.
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Post by philpot February 5th 2021, 4:45 pm

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An 'optical' stoneware vase in Angular form. 27 cms high.  Circa 1976.
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Spout POT 40 cms high.  1996.
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Post by philpot February 5th 2021, 4:56 pm

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'Piano Pot' 25.7 cms high.
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Piano Pot 24.2 cms high. Circa 1978.
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Post by philpot February 5th 2021, 5:08 pm

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Piano Pot. 24.2 cm high. circa 1978.

This and the two previous pots, are some of the 'Musical' Pots which she is famous for.
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23.4 cms high. circa 1975
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Post by philpot June 26th 2023, 8:36 am

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A couple of Liz Fritsch pots on shoe at the Centre of Ceramic Arts in York
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Post by philpot June 26th 2023, 8:38 am

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The caption in York COCA to the above Fritsch pots. It is quite informative.
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Post by philpot June 26th 2023, 12:28 pm

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At the Hepworth Wakefield gallery June 2023.The colour scheme is rather pleasing.
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Post by philpot August 13th 2023, 9:01 am

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From the small collection of studio pottery at Manchester Art Gallery.
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