We are intently interested in pottery throughout antiquity, from the earliest functional-ware to the classic forms of the Mediterranean civilisations. Through the medium of clay we feel a direct connection to a ‘family tree’ of potters stretching back through human history.  Our unique Roman 'Lady' jugs are each named after individual women of the Republic or Empire. 

WHAT HAVE THE ROMANS EVER DONE FOR US?

COMING SOON   New pots inspired by our trip to Rome in July 2018....

Roman Lady Jug: Achillea
Achillea glazing
Nerida
Senator goblet
Oenone
Krater bowl
Servillia
Calpurnia, Porcia and Cleopatra
Brutus and Portia
Plinth bowls
Claudia: Roman Lady Jug
Three ladies
Roman 'Lady jug': Clymene
Hittite wine jug
Jug and bowl set
Little ladies

© 2019 Susan Hill. Hillgrove Pottery, NSW Australia

Brutus and Portia

Marcus Junius Brutus: A senator of the late Roman Republic. The historian Plutarch notes that Caesar believed Brutus to have been his illegitimate son, as his mother Servilia had been Caesar's lover during their youth. The famous Shakespearean line ‘et tu Brute’ is likely a dramatic creation. Porcia Catonis: The second wife of Brutus, to whom he confided details of the conspiracy – allegedly the only woman to have known beforehand of the assassination plot. (c) Alexander Evans