Blue And White Organic Ceramics

As mentioned yesterday, over the weekend I purchased two rather splendid blue and white ceramic pots by Lee Page Hanson from the Manchester Craft Centre:

I think the patterns were probably created by the artist pressing the palm of his hand to the clay - but from further away they look like Japanese mountain scenes. I find the contrast between distance and immediacy rather pleasing.

In addition to pots, vessels, vases and spheres, Lee also makes tiles:

Loving the birds, natch. I like the idea of choosing four (or maybe nine) and hanging them in a grid in our home office.

What have you purchased recently to grace your casa?

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