Designed,Sgraffito vase

Designed vases

This is a selection of our designed and sgraffito'd vases.All our vases are hand-cast,then while the vase is still in the clay state,the design is drawn by hand.This drawing is then etched into the clay a method known as sgraffito.The vase then has it's first firing,known as biscuit firing.It is then hand-painted with the various oxide glazes,the etched lines hold the colours in place.The vase is then fired in the gloss kiln.Using these techniques mean that our vases are each individual and unique.All the vases are made,drawn and painted by Tracy Bentley and Steve Shaw in our studio pottery in Burslem,Stoke-on-Trent,the heart of the Potteries.

Towns

Burslem Vase

Burslem
375.00 GBP
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Six towns make up the city of Stoke on Trent the potteries,this is the 30cm vase showing the well know landmarks of Burslem the Mothertown by 1710, 43 of the 52 pot banks in the area of Burslem.Also the subject of many Arnold Bennett's novels.

BP119ST

Burslem Bottle Vase

Burslem Bottle vase
275.00 GBP
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Burslem 25cm vase that shows some of the well known landmarks of Burslem. One of the six towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent.

BP104ST

Burslem Gift Range

Burslem Gift Range
99.00 GBP
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The popular six towns range, a gift size vase. This vase depicts the mothertown of the Potteries,Burslem shows the old town hall and the bottle kilns that made up the area.Height 15cm

BP101STGR

Fenton Vase

Fenton
375.00 GBP
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Fenton. There are six towns that make up the city of Stoke on trent this is the 30cm vase showing well known land marks of Fenton in the south east of the city dubbed as the town Arnold Bennett forgot.

Fenton Bottle Vase

Fenton Bottle vase
275.00 GBP
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Fenton, this vase shows the town of Fenton and some well known land marks. Fentonis one of the six towns that make up Stoke on Trent. Height 25cm.

BP108STR

Fenton Gift Range

Fenton Gift range
99.00 GBP
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The popular six towns range a gift sized vase showing the town of Fenton with the war memorial and pit head. Fenton is one of the towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent. Height 15cm.

BP105STGR

Hanley Vase

Hanley
375.00 GBP
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Hanley. There are six towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent this is the 30cm vase showing the well know landmarks of Hanley is the largest and described as the capital of Stoke on Trent.Hanley was important in manufacture of china and earthenware from 18th century onwards.

BP118ST

Hanley Bottle Vase

Hanley Bottle vase
275.00 GBP
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Hanley one of the six towns that make up Stoke on Trent, showing the Man of Fire sculpture and the old Odeon cinema. Height 25cm.

BP123ST

Hanley Gift Range

Hanley Gift Range
99.00 GBP
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The gift size vase depicts the town of Hanley. It shows the well known sculpture of the Man of Fire and the Odeon cinema. Height 15cm.

BP108STGR

Longton Vase

Longton
375.00 GBP
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Longton. There are six towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent this is the 30cm vase showing the well known land marks of Longton was originally known for coal mining and iron works until the 19th century it became a major centre for production of bone china.

BP107STR

Longton Bottle Vase

Longton Bottle vase
275.00 GBP
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The town of Longton is one of the six towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent.The vase shows some of the well known landmarks of Longton. Height 25cm.

BP126ST

Longton Gift Range

Longton gift range
99.00 GBP
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Longton one of the six towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent . This gift sized vase depits Longton with the railway bridge in the background. Height 15cm.

BP100STGR

Stoke Vase

Stoke
375.00 GBP
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Stoke. There are six towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent, this is the 30cm vase showing the well know land make of Stoke home to beautiful architecture including Stoke Minster and the Kings hall.

BP131ST

Stoke Bottle Vase

Stoke Bottle Vase
275.00 GBP
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Stoke bottle vase is one of the six towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent. This vase shows some of the well know landmarks of Stoke.

BP137ST

Stoke Gift Range

Stoke Gift Range
99.00 GBP
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Stoke gift size range Height 15cm. Stoke is one of the towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent. Stoke vase with the Spode factory in the background.

BP126ST
Stoke Gift Range
99.00 GBP
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Stoke gift size range Height 15cm. Stoke is one of the towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent. Stoke vase with the Spode factory in the background.

BP126ST

Tunstall Vase

Tunstall
375.00 GBP
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Tunstall. There are six towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent.This is the 30cm vase showing well known landmarks of Tunstall the most northan and fourth largest town of the potteries.

BP236ST

Tunstall Bottle Vase

Tunstall Bottle vase
275.00 GBP
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Tunstall one of the six towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent. Height 25cm .

BP239ST

Tunstall Gift Range

Tunstall Gift Range
99.00 GBP
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Tunstall the gift size range ,Height 15cm. Shows the Sacred heart church and the clock tower both well known land marks of Tunstall. One of the Six towns that make up the city of Stoke on Trent.

BP235ST

Chester

Chester
375.00 GBP
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This vase depicts the black and white half timber buildings of Chester.This vase was done as a shop demonstration showing the skills and techniques used in our pottery,but it proved so popular that we decided to put it in production.Cast,drawn and painted by hand.Approx height 30cm

BP106DV

Ironbridge Vase 5 Inch

Ironbridge Vase 5 Inch
69.00 GBP
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Ironbridge. Birthplace of the industrial revolution is in Ironbridge Gorge in Shropshire. Here the worlds first iron bridge was constructed between 1777 and 1781 it spans the River Severn.

BP12345IB

Ironbridge Village Vase

Ironbridge Village
275.00 GBP
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Ironbridge Village

BP12365IB

Ironbridge Bottle Vase

Ironbridge
275.00 GBP
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Ironbridge is a village on the River Severn, at the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge,in Shropshire,England. Ironbridge takes it's name from, the famous 30 metre (100ft) cast iron bridge built in 1779 to cross the river.

BP131IB

Industrial Heritage Scenes

Industrial Revolution

Industrial revolution
275.00 GBP
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A vase depicting the importance of coal and transportation for the industrial revolution.Shown in this design are several smoking chimneys and pit wheels.Approx height 30cm

BP113DV

Kilnstackers

Kiln Stackers
275.00 GBP
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Kiln stackers when the Saggers were full they were carried to the kiln by placers who balanced them on their shoulders and heads.On average the bottle kilns were fired about once a week.

BP134DV

Kilnstackers Inside and Out

Kiln (inside and out)
275.00 GBP
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The side of a bottle kiln shaped vase was removed,to allow us to draw kiln stackers on the inside.We had a few difficulties drawing and painting the images in the confined space,these were overcome to produce a unique piece of art pottery.Approx height 25cm

BP128DV

Spode Works Teardrop

The Spode Works Teardrop
275.00 GBP
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The teardrop shape complete with hand drawn and hand painted scene of the Spode works entrance in Stoke .Height 30cm.

BP943DV

Canal Scenes

Legging it Through

Legging It Through
250.00 GBP
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A vase depicting a scene of a narrow boat being legged through a tunnel on one side,and a narrow boat negotiating a lock on the other.Approx height 20cm,width 20cm.

BP129DV

Tow Path Home

Tow path Home
295.00 GBP
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The vase as a horse and his guild walking along the towpath home This vase will not disappoint it is a masterpiece created by hand by Steve Shaw and Tracy Bentley. Height 26cm.

BP957DV

Farming

Ploughing Competition

The Ploughing Competition (farmers on Film Vase)
225.00 GBP
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Sarah Gayton commissioned us to do a vase for Farmers on Film project. The vase depicts a ploughing competition, two horses pull a plough while the ploughman guilds them on the straight furrow. This scene is overlooked by the examiner and his curious dog. Height 20cm. LIMITED TO 15

BP101FOF

Pulling Power

Pulling Power
350.00 GBP
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Two shire horses coming up the lane on a snowy morning, will the tractor start as the man looks at the engine…..Height 25cm.

BP906DV

Animals

Pandas

Pandas
195.00 GBP
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Pandas has two pandas in bamboo. Designed by Steve Shaw hand painted by Tracy Bentley. Height 20cm.

BP467DV

Penguins at Sunset

Penguins at Sunset
135.00 GBP
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Penguins at sunset.Two penguins with their young offspring pictured against a sunset sky.The penguins arched necks copy the curve of the vase.Hand cast,drawn and painted By Tracy Bentley and Steve Shaw.

BP409DSV

Shipping

Titanic Bottle Vase 

Titanic vase 271/10
135.00 GBP
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The vase, depicting the Titanic leaving the port,on its fateful maiden voyage ploughing through the ocean.Hand drawn by Steve Shaw and Hand painted by Tracy Bentley.Height 25cm

BP717DV

Titanic Purse Vase Medium

Titanic Purse vase Medium
125.00 GBP
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The middle sized purse vase, depicting the Titanic leaving the port,on its fateful maiden voyage.On the reverse the sun is setting over the coast the Titanic as left behind.Hand drawn by Steve Shaw and Hand painted by Tracy Bentley.Height 20cm Width 20cm.

BP719DV

Sport

Pitch and Putt

Pitch & Putt
175.00 GBP
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Pitch & Putt out on the fairway scenes of golf.Designed by Steve Shaw and hand painted by Tracy Bentley. Height 20cm.

BP908DV

Pop Art Vase 1

Pop Art 1 Vase
120.00 GBP
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A four sided vase showing a different portrait on each side, this is a very contemporary vase. It is hand drawn by Steve Shaw then hand painted by Tracy Bentley.Portraits are the hardest thing to represent especially in pottery. Height24cm.

BP101PAV

Pop Art Purse Vase

Popart purse vase
120.00 GBP
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A contemporary vase depicting portraits of John,Paul,George and Ringo,on the front and back of a purse vase.This vase was hand-cast,hand-drawn and hand painted by Tracy Bentley and Steve Shaw in our studio pottery in Burslem.

DSV506BP

sale items

Back Alley

Back alley
95.00 GBP
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Back alley another fabulous heritage vase.Depicting a conversation taking place in the alley way between terraced houses.A pot bank can be viewed through the archway.Approx height 26cm. SALE WAS £195.00

BP101DV

Barn Owl

Barn Owl
195.00 GBP
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A vase depicting the graceful Barn Owl in full flight.It's outstretched wings encircle the vase as he lands on a tree stump.Approx height 31cm.

BP100DV

Tuscany

Tuscany
175.00 GBP
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Tuscany a beautiful decorative vase .Hand drawn and beautifully hand painted.Height 26cm.

BP298DV
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