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Richard Stratton in his Wellington studio. Photograph by Michael Hall, Te Papa

Richard Stratton in his Wellington studio. Photograph by Michael Hall, Te Papa

The Clown from Fulham Road

Richard Stratton, The Clown from Fulham Road, 2014, white clay (mid-fired), agate veneers, underglazes, lead glazes; wheel thrown, press moulded,
Purchased 2014.
Full object info is available on collections.tepapa.govt.nz