A Clarice Cliff Bizarre vase, shape number 452, decorated in Nasturtium pattern, printed factory
Clarice Cliff, the most renowned and collectable British Art Deco ceramist, active from 1922 to 1940. Given a series of rejected pieces of pottery to paint, Cliff - barely more than a girl - used the whole colour spectrum for her palette and when asked how she would describe her style, she said "Bizarre." And so Bizarre Ware, her first and most collectable range was born.
rare Clarice Cliff Nautilus teapot ... orangey-pink shell shape, trial prototype that wasn't put into full production, 1935, ceramic, UK
Honolulu, stamford teaset, Honolulu pattern Stamford trio.…, Clarice Cliff pottery in the Online Museum
A rare Clarice Cliff 'Clovelly' pattern Isis vase c.1937, the ribbed moulded vase with honey glaze,