Large Toucan cheese dish by Jeanne Jackson
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A large domed and intricately decorated ceramic cheese cloche, topped with a hand modelled toucan and partnered with a decorated under plate this piece will definitely provide a talking point in the kitchen. Suitable for storing and presenting butter, cheese and grapes. Using the Scraffito technique and her wide range of colourful glazes Jeanne Jackson has created a charming and original cheese platter. The piece measures approximately 24cm diameter by 17cm height.
Artist Statement – Jeanne Jackson
After a degree in Ceramics from Bristol University and further study at Saratoga University, New York State, Jeanne established her first workshop at Space Studios in London`s Docklands. After moving to Oxfordshire, she combined teaching Art and Ceramics with producing her own work. Jeanne's style and materials have evolved and changed over the years but drawing has always been an important part of her development. Travels in Central America and Africa have informed the designs of her recent work which involves scraffito drawing and under glazes and oxides. Jeanne's work is both hand built and wheel thrown and she specialises in individual unique pieces.
Jeanne is a member of Oxfordshire Craft Guild, West Ox Arts, Oxfordshire Artweeks and an Associate member of the Craft Potters Association.