Clarice Cliff Art Pottery

Clarice Cliff (1899-1972) is best known for the cheerfully colored, Art Deco-influenced ceramic vases, pitchers, mugs, cruets, and sifters she painted from the late 1920s until the mid-1930s for Newport Pottery, a subsidiary of the Burslem firm A.J. Wilkinson, which also produced Royal Staffordshire Pottery. Known as “Bizarre” ware, Cliff’s predominantly orange, blue, yellow, and green pieces were so popular, she was made the artistic...Continue Reading