Fosters Pottery Troika Celtic Cross Vase

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A Celebration of Troika

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Dimensions:

W-12.5 D-7 H-31 (cm)

Item Reference:

62437-916-1Tip! This item's Ref-Code breaks down thus...
Item Ref Code: 62437-916-1
Item No. 62437 - Dealer No. 916 - Building No. 1

Description

A Celebration Of Troika, Limited Edition Vase Of a Celtic Cross by Fosters Pottery Of Redruth, Cornwall.

IAN MOORE A HAMPSHIRE BUSINESSMAN WITH AN ALREADY ESTABLISHED COMPANY IN CORNWALL RESCUED FOSTERS POTTERY IN 1994.
FOSTERS AT ITS HEIGHT EMPLOYED FIFTY WORKERS AND WAS SYNONYMOUS WITH REACTIVEGLAZE EFFECTS FOR FOURTY YEARS,WAS NOW FOR THE FIRST TIME TO TRADE OUTSIDE THE FAMILY INFLUENCE.
TO BEGIN WITH FOSTERS SUPPLIED MR MOORES IMPRESSIVE RETAIL SHOP "TESCAN LTD" WITH ORNIMENTAL AND DOMESTIC WARE,HOWEVER IN 2004 IT WAS DECIDED TO CLOSE THE SHOP AND RENT OUT THE SITE.
TO SURVIVE THE POTTERY HAD TO CHANGE DIRECTION IT WAS DOWN SIZED AND CONCENTRATED ON ITS OWN RETAIL SHOP SELLING POTTERY MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT.
PLUS IT FOUND A BUSY NICHE BY TURNING OTHER PEOPLES IDEAS INTO REALITY SUCH AS CORNISH PEBBLE WARE AND MUSSEL WARE.
IT STILL MADE ITS POPULAR REACTIVE RANGES BUT NOW ONLY BY MAIL ORDER.
IAN MOORE HARBORED A GROWING FASCINATION WITH TROIKA POTTERY ONCE MANUFACTURED IN CORNWALL.
IN 2008 HE DECIDED THAT POTTERY VERY MUCH LIKE TROIKA WOULD ONCE AGAIN BE MADE IN THE COUNTY,SO INSTRUCTED THE TECHNICIAN AT FOSTERS TO DEVELOP HIS OWN TROIKA WARE!
AFTER TWELVE MONTHS AND SEVERAL HUNDRED TEST TILES THE EFFECTS WERE MASTERED,IT WAS PRETTYMUCH AGREED BY ALL WHO VIEWED IT THE LIKENESS WAS REMARKABLE.
SO AS NOT TO CONFUSE THE MARKET MR MOORE DECIDED TO ONLY MANUFACTURE VERY LARGE REPLICAS OF TROIKA AND ALSO INCORPORATING EFFECTS THAT MIGHT NOT BE RELATING TO TROIKA.
FROM 2010 THE COMPANY "TROIKA CORNWALL LTD" WILL TRADE IN TANDEM WITH FOSTERS POTTERY,EACH YEAR POPULAR TROIKA SHAPES WILL BE PRODUCED WITH MUCH LARGER DIMENSIONS WITH THE RANGE BEING GRADUALLY INCREASED.
EACH DESIGN WILL BE RESTRICTED TO THE LIFE OF THE MOULD (ONLY ONE MOULD OF EACH) IF THE SAME SHAPE IS RE-PRODUCED IT WILL BE WITH OBVIOUS ALTERATIONS.

Specifications

Item Reference
62437-916-1
Dimensions
Height: 31 cm
Width: 12.5 cm
Depth: 7 cm
Period
21st Century
Material
Ceramic
Era
Retro
Country of Origin
England
Condition
Very Good Condition, Perfect.

Delivery

  • Free Collection from Hemswell, North Lincolnshire (we can store free of charge for four weeks)
  • UK Post for £15, this applies to smaller items that we can box up and simply post to you.
  • UK Courier for £30, this applies to larger items that can be boxed up and collected by a standard courier delivery company.
  • UK Van Delivery by Hand, this applies to furniture, large items or delicate items. This is undertaken by ourselves or by a fully insured van delivery company that is personally known to us. Prices dependant on your location and size/amount of items purchased.

We are able to deliver any item to anywhere in the World, and so for any item/location, we are able to obtain quotes for delivery/shipping.

To make an enquiry call us on 01427 668 389