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Eric Juckert, Australia

Eric Juckert  1918-2004, Australia

Eric Juckert was a prolific Australian Studio & Commercial Potter and Artist/Painter who had studied with Una Deerborn in South Yarra, Melbourne. He worked as a potter and painter from around 1949 to 1992 in Victoria.   His pottery was also sold by the department stores Myer and David Jones under the trade name “Jacqueline”.

It is worth reading a well researched biography on his life on the Australian “Rameking” blog HERE  . A selection of his work showing the wide variety of styles he produced can also be seen at the local museum in Cowes, Victoria.

Juckert was a highly skilled potter, and well respected amongst his peers both nationally and internationally. I especially love his use of expert use of glaze colourants and surface texture. Even the smoothest of his glazes have a luxurious, tactile quality about them.

The pieces you will probably come across most often by Juckert in Australia are the small bottles with impressed circle designs, and the white “splatter” glaze commercial ware.

Eric Juckert Bud Vase

Eric Juckert Bud Vase with impressed circles and crackle glaze

Eric Juckert - Bud Vase

Eric Juckert – Bud Vase with impressed design

Eric Juckert - Bud Vase, Manganese Glaze

Eric Juckert – Bud Vase, Manganese Glaze, Impressed Circle Design

Eric Juckert Bud Vase Detail

Eric Juckert Glaze Detail

Eric Juckert Signature

Eric Juckert Signature

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