Charles Bronfman’s Claridge Collection Auction: Part V: Decorative Arts

April 21, 2015

LOT 142
JOHN BORROWMAN
  • JOHN BORROWMAN

142

JOHN BORROWMAN

PLANTER

clay
height 8.75" — 22.2 cm., diameter 7.25" — 18.4 cm.
incised signature

Estimate $100-$150

Realised: $216
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:



JOHN BORROWMAN

John Borrowman studied ceramics at Wilton Pottery and apprenticed under Robin Hopper at Georgian College. He moved to Alberta in 1975 where he shared workspace with Tony Bloom at Stonecrop Studios for several years. In 1980, Borrowman relocated to Sorrento, British Columbia, where he opened Notch Hill Pottery Studio until 1985, when he returned to Canmore, Alberta. In 1991, he established a new studio called of Cabbages & Kings, which he now runs with his daughter Katie. He has also been involved in the political scene of Canmore, where he has been mayor since 2012.
Selected Corporate, Private and Public Collections

Claridge Collection, Montreal, QC

Selected Links

ofcabbagesandkings.ca
John Borrowman video

Provenance:

Purchased directly from the artist