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Mevagissey - Philip Gardiner Pottery Mark
Philip Gardiner Pottery - Mevagissey - from 1983
 
Mevagissey - Philip Gardiner   Mevagissey - Philip Gardiner
Philip Gardiner Pottery
8 Fore Street Mevagissey
Cornwall
PL26 6UQ
01726-842042
 
 
                     Philip Gardiner

(2003)
 

Philip Gardiner was born in London and studied ceramics at North Staffordshire Polytechnic. In 1971 he moved to Mevagissey and ran the Pentewan Pottery for four years. He then joined Cooper Pottery in Shropshire where he became the head thrower. In 1983 he returned to Cornwall to set up shop in Mevagissey.

All pots are hand thrown, dried for up to three weeks and then fired to 1000° centigrade in an electric kiln. After glazing and decorating, the pots are fired again to 1200° C to melt the glaze.

     
Mevagissey - Philip Gardiner Pottery  






Selection of vases and jugs.






(2003)  
     





Some of the larger pieces for which Philip Gardiner is best known.





(2003)

 

  Mevagissey - Philip Gardiner Pottery
     
Mevagissey - Philip Gardiner Bud Vase  


Bud Vase



Height: 5 inches




Acquired: 2001