Woodland Chalk vessel (Wych Elm 5)


Hand-thrown chalk-white glazed porcelain vessel with porcelain pieces and twigs added to the rim.

Please note this piece is available for collection or local delivery by hand only*

The vessel is approximately 18h cm x 10.5w cm (25.5h cm  including the twig additions).



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The piece is made from white porcelain and thrown on the potter’s wheel then small hand-rolled porcelain loops are added to the rim. The vessel is high-fired to 1270c with a creamy glaze on the inside surface but left unglazed on the outside, giving the vessel a soft eggshell-like finish. After being fired, natural materials are gathered to complement the piece – for this vessel willow and beech twigs have been added to the top along with and porcelain pieces in the shape of twigs and buds.

The work is inspired by the colours and tones of the Sussex landscape where the flint and chalk fields of the South Downs provide a distinctive backdrop. The addition of willow, twigs and other natural materials in my collection further connects my work to the local landscape and, for me, represents embracing a connection to place and an enduring sense of home and belonging.

* Please note this piece has a twig that overhangs the pot and is therefore slightly harder to pack for delivery. It is therefore only available for collection from my Brighton studio, or I can delivery by hand to local areas – including locations in East and West Sussex, Surrey and west Kent. Contact me first if you’d like to purchase and are further afield. Many thanks.

Dimensions 10.5 × 25.5 cm

Delivery costs

Delivery costs will be added to the order at the checkout. If you have ordered multiple items they will be grouped together and you will only be charged one delivery price.

I aim to despatch the items to you as soon as possible but please note the order may take up to a week to arrive with you in the UK and longer if it is an international delivery.

If you need the item to arrive for a specific date, please do let me know by adding an ‘order note’ at the checkout. 

I use UK based courier services or Royal Mail for delivery, depending on the type and size of item ordered.

International Delivery

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International delivery times may be longer than in the UK. If you need something by a specific date please do let us know.

Please note that customers are responsible for any import charges/duties that may be incurred and must comply with any local regulations.


I aim to avoid single-use plastic and new packaging as much as possible, preferring to reuse and recycle materials such as boxes and bubble-wrap as much as possible. My priority is also to make sure the package is as protective as possible for your order to arrive safely. If the item is a gift and you would like it to be sent gift-wrapped, please do leave an ‘order note’ at the checkout.

Refunds and Returns

All the items listed on the website are handmade and will have unique characteristics reflecting the use of natural materials and the nature of the making process. I take all reasonable care to ensure that the details, descriptions and images of products appearing on the website are accurate. I want you to be happy with your order, but if you are not completely satisfied, please do contact me to discuss a replacement item or return.

If the item is damaged in transit, please get in touch as soon as you can. Where damage is caused during delivery, I will endeavour to replace the item where possible, or your payment will be refunded.

If you need to return an item, you will be responsible for paying your return shipping costs. If you are shipping an item over £50.00 in value you should consider purchasing postage/shipping insurance cover. But please get in touch with me in the first instance to discuss options.