Many years ago – it was on 5 December 1991 – we went to an exhibition in a studio in Gun Street in Spitalfields:-
We were very impressed by the work of a young potter called Simon Pettet who did work in a style which was a free interpretation of Delftware with touches of humour as well as vivid observation. We bought a mug which we gave to the people we were having dinner with that evening.
Now Pettet, who died two years later, is having an exhibition of his ceramics at Dennis Severs’s house in Folgate Street, where he lived for ten years. The ceramics are part of the mise-en-scène:-