Adam Partridge Auctioneers & Valuers Studio Ceramics & Modern Design - Friday 15th March 2019
WILFRED NORTON (1880-1973); a lobed stoneware vase covered in fuchsia and blue/grey glaze, incised mark,
height 19.5cm, a vase and trefoil dish covered in duck egg blue glaze, and an owl dish incised 'Original Model', dated 1927 (4). (D) Norton was apprenticed with the Coalport Company at the age of 13 and subsequently became one of their designers. During the 1920s he worked in collaboration with his wife, Lily Norton, at Chalcot Gardens, London, where he produced small figurative sculptural pieces under the business name 'Kerama Studio'. As a potter he was highly rated by Bernard Leach.