Grace McCarthy Pottery

Based in east London, potter Grace McCarthy is interested in the relationships we form with everyday objects and uses simplicity to draw focus to the firing process. She creates pieces with earthy colours, mottled speckled surfaces and dynamic brushstroke patterns, making each unique.

Grace McCarthy Crosshatch Mug

Off White/Indigo
Size: One Size

Stoneware mug hand-thrown by potter Grace McCarthy, an east London-based potter fascinated by the relationship between raw clay and the firing process. Shaped with a rounded handle and patterned with crosshatching. Each varies slightly in shape and pattern.


Hand wash. Stoneware.
Made in the United Kingdom.
Approx W 9cm x H 7cm.
Read about Grace McCarthy's process in our Magazine.

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In the Studio with Potter Grace McCarthy

East London-based ceramicist Grace McCarthy has been making functional objects for eight years. She grew up with an appreciation of traditional craftsmanship – her father was a carpenter and often made pieces for the house. She still remembers her first lesson in pottery while studying for her Art Foundation course at Oaklands College, St Albans, when she found an affinity for the material. “It was incredible to have something so malleable, that you could do so much with it,” she explains.

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