Ceramic footed bowl by Rogier Vandeweghe – Amphora Sint Andries Bruges Belgium
Studio ceramic bowl by Rogier Vandeweghe (1923-2020) for his ceramic workshop Amphora in Sint Andries Bruges in Belgium. Hand-thrown with applied and embossed decorations. Inside with superimposed red and selenium glaze.
Cfr.: Juwet W./Mariën-Dugardin A.-M. Keramiek in België ’45’60. Lier 1981. – Heiremans M. Art ceramics, pioneers in Flanders 1938-1978. Stuttgart 2006. – Heiremans M. Amphora-Rogier Vandeweghe ceramics 1957-1975. Stuttgart 2019. – Verkeyn M. Rogier Vandeweghe – Amphora keramiek 1948-1983. Torhout 2007.
At the Amphora workshop, vessels decorated with crater-like applications were known as mossel (mussel) vessels due to the reminiscence of their applications to the remnants of parasites on natural mussel shells.