Learn about Pigott, Gwyn Hanssen

Gwyn Hanssen Pigott was born in 1935 in Ballarat, Victoria. She studied Fine Arts at the University of Melbourne, spent three years in apprenticeship with Ivan McMeekin at Sturt Pottery, Mittagong and then worked in England with Ray Finch, Bernard Leach, Michael Cardew and Alan Caiger Smith for two years. She established her own potteries, in London in 1960, in France in 1965 and in Tasmania in 1975. She has held solo exhibitions in London, Adelaide and Sydney. Her work is held in the collections of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, Sydney, Queensland Art Gallery, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum, London and Sevres Museum, France.
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Gwyn Hanssen Pigott (1935-2013), porcelain dinner set glazed fish-bone pattern, comprising eight dinner plates, eight bread plates, six soup bowls, eight dessert bowls, seven cups, eight saucers, large serving bowl, serving dish, serving plate, vegetable d

Gwyn Hanssen Pigott, (1935-2013), porcelain tea set comprising tea pot with bamboo handle, milk jug and three cups, celadon glaze with gold and red trim, with stamps (A/F - one cup chipped) (5) pot. Height (without handle) 9.5 cm, jug. Diameter 7.5 cm, cup

Gwyn Hanssen Pigott, (1935-2013), porcelain bowl celadon green and grey glaze, impressed double circle seal to side of base. Diameter 12.5 cm. Provenance: gift of the Artist, 1988, Estate of Prof. Alan Walker labels with accompanying letter from the artist

Gwyn Hanssen, Pigott (1935-2013), two porcelain bowls golden brown outer glaze and celadon internal glaze, both with artist's seal to side of base (2). Diameter 10.5 cm. Diameter 10 cm. Provenance: Estate of Prof. Alan Walker

Gwyn Hanssen Pigott, (1935-2013), porcelain jug of baluster form, with golden brown and celadon crackle glaze, artist's seal to side of base. Height 20 cm. Diameter 13 cm. Provenance: Estate of Prof. Alan Walker

Gwyn Hanssen-Piggott, round covered box, speckled ash and iron glaze, incised pattern to lid, stoneware, potter's seal above foot. Diameter 13 cm. Height 11 cm

Gwyn Hanssen Pigott, porcelain bowl, white crackle glaze, retains original exhibition decal label on base '6. G Hanssen Pigott'. Height 7.5 cm. Diameter 13 cm

Gwyn Hanssen Piggott, four stoneware cups and saucers, the cups with strap handles with bluish white glaze, impressed marks

Gwyn Hanssen Pigott, two stoneware cups and saucers, milk jug and three bowls. Tenmoku glazed, each with impressed marks

Gwyn Hanssen Piggott Victoria glazed stoneware jug, impressed mark,18 cm high.

Gwyn Hanssen Pigott, bowl, white glaze, retains exhibition paper label on base. Height 7.5 cm. Diameter 13 cm

Gwyn Hannsen Piggott, four cups and saucers, glazed stoneware each impressed artist's seal to base

Gwyn Hansen Piggott, small bowl, glazed stoneware. Diameter 21.5 cm

Gwyn Hanssen-Piggott coffee pot, wood-fired porcelain decorated with a rust glaze. Provenance: Victor Mace Gallery, Brisbane, Qld.

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