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The ceramic designs of Jessie Tait 22 Feb 2010
Mexicana from 1966, Sienna from 1962 and Spanish Garden from 1968. Designed by Jessie Tait for W.R. Midwinter Ltd, with permission by Antique Collectors’ Club.
Her designs of the 1950s and 1960s

Jessie Tait, created some of the most innovative ceramic designs of the 1950s and 60s. Her abstract designs captured the spirit of the time with Festival, which celebrated the Festival of Britain; Zambesi, a striking black and white zebra pattern with a vibrant splash of red; and coffee pots designed in the Mexicana, Sienna and Spanish Garden ranges. Following her recent death, Jane is joined by Cheryl Buckley, Professor in Design History  at the University of Northumbria, and the design and collectables specialist, Mark Hill, to discuss Jessie’s designs and her legacy.
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