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Post by DIANE on April 26th 2011, 8:24 am

Clive Brooker who works out of Middx has been potting since 1956, this is a particularly nice example of his work

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Post by vanmann on March 14th 2013, 9:25 am

Found this piece recently, seems to use interesting technique with glazed interior and sandy finished exterior. Does anyone know anymore about him?

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Post by studio-pots on March 14th 2013, 4:40 pm

I did meet him around 8 years ago when he brought his son, who was on the Ceramics course at Westminster University, to see me.

So he is still around but I am not too sure if he is still making pots. He did tell me that he had a contract for a number of years with a Japanese department store to supply them with Ikebana vases (for Japanese flower arranging) and at some other point made miniature ceramics for doll's houses. Therefore he hasn't really exhibited pots for many years but has got by using his skills.

I did ask about the turquoise glaze on the inside of many of his pots and he said he has been influences by the colour of the sea in the Caribbean.

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Post by vanmann on March 14th 2013, 5:07 pm

Thanks S-P, perhaps if blue interior glaze influenced by Caribbean sea perhaps exterior sand like finish influenced by shoreline?
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Post by studio-pots on March 14th 2013, 6:06 pm

Could be but I didn't ask him.

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Post by Eclectic-Dorset on March 14th 2013, 6:29 pm

my latest acquisition signed and inscribed seaforms 66 verry unusual piece for Clive, but there you have the influence of the Sea again.[img]Clive Brooker Seaforms66_zpsaea882d9[/img]
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Post by Davee on March 24th 2013, 5:59 pm

Sandy finish outer with thick white glaze inside.

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Post by Eclectic-Dorset on April 30th 2013, 11:32 am

Stanmore the bird 13" lovely piece.[img]Clive Brooker Today30th016_zpsca8aaac1[/img]
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Post by brin mcardle on May 13th 2013, 3:31 pm

One of the weirdest things I've bought...marked "Clive Brooker" inside
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Any idea on age etc

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Post by studio-pots on May 13th 2013, 4:02 pm

I think that he told me that he began using the turquoise glaze in the mid 1960s.

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Post by big ed on June 7th 2013, 7:19 pm

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Got a chip on one edge , but only cost a fiver ,somebody will like it Laughter
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Post by l33ham180 on June 19th 2013, 4:28 pm

picked this up in a small job lot and just wanted to make sure this is a clive brooker piece as its unsigned.

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here is a picture of the base in case that helps anybody

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Post by dantheman on June 19th 2013, 5:21 pm

the colours look right..

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Post by big ed on August 26th 2013, 4:27 pm

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Post by NaomiM on June 13th 2014, 1:15 am

Fish

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Post by pot-bellied amateur on June 13th 2014, 12:26 pm

As others have said the interior glaze is attractive - opening this pot & finding an almost luminous interior always fascinates (as does the grotesque "face" on the outside)!

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Post by NaomiM on July 31st 2014, 12:55 am

Cylinder double ended candle holder? Not sure why there's a hole through the base; it's not a lamp base - Edited to say it’s a bird feeder. The hole is either for the wooden dowel for the birds to stand on, or for the string to hang it from


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Post by NaomiM on January 24th 2015, 12:35 am

Not my cup of tea, but couldn't walk away when it was only a couple of quid.

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Post by NaomiM on January 25th 2015, 12:56 am

This I like Happy

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Post by DAVID24/5 on November 17th 2016, 2:47 pm

Very unusual Matt-White Clive Brooker figure/vase.

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Post by dantheman on November 17th 2016, 3:16 pm

I love the nips

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Post by ade0915 on April 29th 2018, 8:04 pm

Just picked up these 2 pieces of Clive Brooker, the larger of which is huge and very unusual.Clive Brooker Cb10
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