Beetle Vase (Cydianirus ornatus) – Auction Piece

Made in 2019 Sold in Auction by Bonhams to a private collection

19 Jun 2019 – Lot 115

KITTY SHEPHERD (British, 1960-)

A Large ‘Beetle (Cydianirus ornatus)’ Slipware Vase, executed 2019

The form of coil built red Staffordshire earthenware illustrated with beetles against orange and white spots on a black ground using slipware traditions of slip trailing, painting and sgraffito, and finished with a transparent gloss glaze  to 1120°C oxidation firing.

34.4 cm high, signed and dated, and impressed ‘KS’

Auction results Lot 115