An English Ceramic Lamp by Susie Cooper

Item Number: 2046

An English Ceramic Lamp by Susie Cooper

Circa 1950

Of pear form with incised concentric and undulating rings. Signed Susie Cooper England REF 412.

Height to light fitting: 12"

Height to top of finial: 23"

Susie Cooper (1902-1995) was an independent and prolific English painter and ceramics deisigner. After working as a designer for A. E. Gray throughout the 1920s, Cooper broke away to set up her own business, Susie Cooper Potteries. In 1940 she received an honorary doctorate by the Royal Society of Arts, and in 1979 she was awarded the OBE by Queen Elizabeth. Her work is exhibited in the Wales National Museum in Cardiff and at the Stoke-on-Trent museums.


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