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There is a definite Alfred Wallis feel to the sgraffito pieces featuring merchant ships, sailing boats, fishing trawlers and all things to do with the sea and coast. Rum cups, pedestal bowls, and jugs have hand painted boats and ships traversing stormy seas or sheltering in tree lined harbours. As each piece is handmade and painted they all have their own character.

The more abstract ‘Shell Range’ is made using slabbed clay decorated with soft grey glazes. These are completed with a final firing with gold or platinum lustre. They have a sculptural quality and work well in groups.

Anne Barrell Biography

Anne attended art classes in New York and then returned to Britain to do a degree at Chelsea College of Art and Design. Anne then had a studio at Cockpit Arts in Holborn, London before moving to Eastbourne in 2004. She has exhibited at various shows in London and around England, and work has been commissioned to sell at The Jerwood Gallery, Emma Mason British Prints, Towner and Dulwich Picture Gallery.

Press includes among others: The Guardian Weekend, Vogue, Coast, Elle Decoration and Living etc.  

A selection of ceramics by Anne Barrell Ceramics
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I am delighted to have been accepted as a member of The Sussex Guild. Established 50 years ago and with over 100 members, we are a group of professional designers and makers of fine, contemporary and traditional craftwork. 

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Post and packing within the UK is £5 for small items and £1o for larger items. You are charged only once at the rate of the largest item. Your work will be securely packaged. Alternatively, you can collect by arrangement. 


For international delivery please contact us for an up to date quote specific to your order. If your destination is outside the UK you are liable for all import duties, customs and local sales taxes and you may have to pay customs to release your order.  



If you are not happy with your order you may return it within 28 days for a refund or exchange. You will pay only the return postage and the item must be securely packaged and undamaged. If there is a problem with your item please contact us. 

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