Sparrey is a British studio potter
recently returned to England after living and working in Normandie,
France, he produces finely thrown studio pottery from a stoneware
clay body dug locally in St. Amand and a fine porcelain body manufactured
by Valentine Clays Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent, England.
Using a variety of techniques rich colour development is achieved
in the glazes. Ranging from deeply intense iron bearing tenmoku,
vibrant sang de boeuf copper reds and cool celadon,
ash and chun glazes. Most pieces are reduction fired to 1300 degrees
centigrade in a gas kiln.