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Troika Pottery

Taking its name from the Russian word for a set of three, Troika pottery was a Cornwall ceramic producer from the mid- to late 20th century. Characterized by geometric motifs that were rendered in multi-colored glazes on art pottery, Troika verged on sculpture and established itself as an innovator in the field of pottery production.

Established in 1962 as a collaboration between Jan Thompson, Benny Sirota, and Leslie Illsley, Troika was based in the town of Saint Ives along England's southwester Cornwall coast. Troika's creators had lofty goals that involved a wholly novel approach to art pottery. Instead of focusing on functional objects, Troika's pieces were inherently sculptural in nature, playing with geometric shapes and variations on rough and smooth glazes to create unprecedented... Read more

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Antique Imperial Russia troika Fedoskino papier-mache lacquer box signed

March 31, 2018, 9:45 AM EST
Sofia, Bulgaria

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