Daphne Carnegy

About Daphne

Daphne Carnegy is a professional potter specialising in tin-glazed earthenware. 


My Work

Daphne Carnegy trained in France and at Harrow School of Art, and has had her own studio at Kingsgate Workshops since 1980. Tin-glazed earthenware, sometimes known as maiolica, is a traditional European earthenware technique that has informed her practice since the very beginning. She is the author of two books on the technique; Tin-glazed Earthenware (1993) and Maiolica (2011).

She makes a wide range of thrown domestic ware in the mailoca technique using in-glaze painting. Her designs are inspired by a range of natural forms, including plants, fruit, and birds. In her spare time she keeps an allotment and is a keen gardener.

She sells through Contemporary Ceramics, Contemporary Applied Arts and the Heath Robinson Museum.

Other Artists

cream and green glass bird bowl

Jenny Rymer

Jenny is a Ceramicist whose work is a response to the subtle forms and movement found in the natural world.

View Profile
Blue Chair

Gillian Dunkeld

Gillian Dunkeld is a printmaker and painter inspired by the forms and patterns of the natural world.

View Profile
Pomona, Miro and Seated Woman

Maggie Fealdman

Maggie works in ceramics, silk painting and printmaking. She is inspired by ancient, eastern and twentieth century art and design.

View Profile
ceramic vases

Ulla Mead

Ulla makes unique, hand-built, characterful, mainly raku fired, pots

View Profile
Hazel white mug

Hazel Mason

Hazel likes to make pottery that is both attractive and practical, for people to enjoy using every day.

View Profile
DSC_1118

Francesca Raphael Lincoln

Francesca is a potter, painter and ceramic sculptor. She makes original, expressive and accessible work for home and garden.

View Profile
Mindfulness

Claudia Luque

Claudia loves open exploration and is always trying new techniques, glazes and firing methods. Her favourite technique is the Raku.

View Profile
'60s'  turquoise stripe

Peter Hale

Peter makes functional stoneware ceramics thrown on the wheel and hand built sculptural pieces with an emphasis on form & function

View Profile
Sarah Needham, Mineral  Archaeologies

Sarah Needham

Sarah Needham, A professional gallery and agency represented artist, with work in collections in the UK, Europe, Asia,Middle East and the Americas.

View Profile
Maxi Wave bowls

Laura De Benedetti

The rippling textures, gentle asymmetries and sensuous curves of my pieces bring to their owners a sense of freedom and liberty.

View Profile