Burslem Pottery Grotesque Bird Boris the Gangster.


Burslem Pottery

Boris the Gangster Grotesque Bird


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Burslem Pottery Grotesque Bird Boris the Gangster.

This Burslem Pottery Grotesque Bird Boris the Gangster. Jar and Cover. Designed and modelled by Andrew Hull. In 2005 for Cobridge Stoneware. Then part of the Moorcroft Group of companies.

Boris portrays an ex gangster. Who has seen a thing or two during his lifetime. His beak has been pummelled. Following his many fights. His face shows the scars of a hard life.

The designs for the Grotesque Birds. Were inspired from the designs of Martin Brothers. Potters well known for their “grotesque” designs. At the end of the nineteeth, and the beginning of the twentieth century.

Burslem Pottery established in 2006. Acquired the designs and moulds from Cobridge Stoneware. After its closure earlier in that year. Now owned by ex employee of Cobridge Stoneware. Tracy Bently. Together with other colleagues who previously worked at Cobridge Stoneware, They continue to produce the Grotesque Birds. To exactly the same high standard as Cobridge Stoneware.

Accordingly Burslem Pottery products.  Are hand crafted and hand painted. Produced in their studio. Based in Stoke on Trent.

The Burslem Pottery Grotesque Bird Boris the Gangster. Surely make a different and unusual gift. Especially for a Birthday Present or Christmas Gift for that special person.

The height of Boris the Gangster 20cm.

The RRP for this item is £189

Our on-line price for the Burslem Pottery Grotesque Bird Boris the Gangster is only £170.00 Including UK Free Post and Packing. Especially for our International customers. Our international shipping rates are discounted.

Stoke Art Pottery are major stockists for Burslem Pottery products. Conseqently we have a wide range of their Grotesque Birds available. To view current stock click Burslem Pottery Grotesque Birds.













Additional information

Weight 2 kg