A brief history of Bob Dawe studio pottery
Bob Dawe is a British potter known particularly for his work during the 1960s and 1970s.
- Studied at Goldsmiths College, London in the early 1960s under David Garbett and Gordon Baldwin
- Known for thick-sided slab vases and wall pockets, usually cylindrical
- He has said that his style was influenced by his time at Goldsmiths
where building pottery was far more of an interest to us than throwing
- Founded the Red Barn Pottery at Great Wratting, Suffolk with Howard Evans in 1965, until 1968 when he returned to working on his own
Identification of Bob Dawe pottery
A 1960s, handmade, cylindrical vase by Bob Dawe at his Red Barn studio. Second-hand.
A rectangular, slab-sided vase, hand-made by studio potter Bob Dawe. Second-hand.