MAY ANTIQUE, JEWELLERY AND ART AUCTION Tuesday, 24 May 2022 - 10:00 AM start

A quality large Roy Cowan (CNZM MBE 1918-2006) salt glazed floor pot,

Realised: $20,000 plus premium

Lot Details

striking incised radiating circular and lineal decoration in dark cobalt blue/black and pale blue tones, the three dominant radiating circular motifs in an encircling band, tall ovoid form with rich caramel glaze to the narrow circular rim and interior. Provenance: Purchased by our vendor from a Wellington gallery c1990. Note: Cowan was a fulltime N.Z. potter, illustrator and print maker, educated at Wellington College then went to Teachers Training College in Wellington where he first met artist Roland Hipkins. Biographical details available. He was made a Companion of the N.Z. Order of Merit for Services to Pottery in the 2000 New Year Honours. H.930mm.