Potteries of British Columbia

British Columbia pottery of the mid-late 20th century displays distinct themes of the West Coast natural world, of West Coast Native spiritual and cultural designs, of the great Pacific Ocean. It is glorious in colour, organic in shapes, and grounded … Continue reading

Lambert Potteries Ltd.

  Dates: 1945-1971 [Vancouver] 1972-1979  [Sardis, BC] Location: 4316 Fraser Street, Vancouver, B.C.; 2nd location: 2910 West Broadway, Vancouver, B.C. People:  David Lambert – retired Canadian soldier, member of the British Ceramic Society, established the first commercial production pottery in Vancouver, … Continue reading

BC Ceramics: Herta

History:   the Herta years Production years: 1955-1967 Location: Hamilton Street (Yaletown district) Vancouver, B.C., Canada People:    Herta Gerz – Artistic Director, designer, production manager focused on training decorating staff, on designing unique & varied decorative patterns, motifs & figurines, on … Continue reading