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.
Gwyn Hanssen Pigott (Australian, 1935-2013), Two Bowls, c. 1980, wood fired porcelain, grey and green glaze, impressed stamp 'O' to foot (2), height 6.5 cm diameter 11 cm. Provenance: Private Collection of Greg Daly
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
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