Alan Clarke for Poole Pottery, circa 2000 | The Planets
Alan Clarke for Poole Pottery
each numbered 201, from a limited edition of 500
a set of nine dishes, each represents a single planet, Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto
44cm. diameter, 17¼in.
Conceived as a Limited edition to mark the 'Alignment' of the Planets, 5 May 2000 and manufactured by Poole, Dorset.
This is an excellent set. In good condition. Each marked verso with title of planet, manufactory mark and edition number. Glazed and colours are bright and lively. With Perspex hanging devices to the back of each. Each with original box of issue. These cardboard cases with typical marks from storage and transit.
Ready to hang and more impressive in the flesh.
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Leslie Hayward, Poole Pottery: Carter & Company and Their Successors 1873-2011, Richard Dennis, 2011, pp. 206 & 207.