Her mark, FR in a square monogram surrounded by'1 9 2 VI' is incised on the base. Made 1926, London Height: 7" Diamter: 5.5" About the artist: One of the pioneer women studio potters of the early 20th century. She studied pottery under Richard Lunn at the Royal College of Art. She invited his daughter to set up a studio together but Dora Lunn, who was much younger, decided to work independently.
Frances Richards worked from her home at 178 Archway Road, London where she had a kiln in the garden. She made thrown pots and bowls glazed in a wide range of colours.Occasionally she also decorated pieces with abstract patterns. Her work was illustrated in The Studio Yearbook of Decorative Art, 1917, 1927,1928 For most of 20th century Britain was the world leader in studio ceramics, which could be loosely defined as an activity where all stages of manufacture are carried out by a single artist.
British Studio Pottery The Victoria and Albert Museum Collection, Oxford Phaidon, Christie's, in association with the Victoria and Albert Museum 1990 Aberystwyth University Ceramic Collection and Archive Condition is very good, no cracks or chips or damage. The pictures are taken in different lights. The item "Francis Emma Richards Signed Vase 1926 Stoneware Antique Studio Pottery" is in sale since Wednesday, July 31, 2019.This item is in the category "Pottery, Porcelain & Glass\Pottery\Studio". The seller is "bondhams" and is located in Redhill. This item can be shipped to United Kingdom, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Australia, United States, Bahrain, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, China, Israel, Hong Kong, Norway, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bolivia, Barbados, Brunei darussalam, Cayman islands, Egypt, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, French guiana, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Macao, Monaco, Maldives, Martinique, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Saudi arabia, South africa, United arab emirates, Ukraine, Chile, Bahamas, Colombia, Costa rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kuwait, Panama, Qatar, Trinidad and tobago, Uruguay.