CoCA Shop

The CoCA shop offers a range of work by contemporary artists working with clay, along with a selection of gifts, books, postcards and souvenirs related to CoCA and ceramics.

Below is a selection of artworks currently for sale. For more information on our pieces or to purchase please contact York Museums Trust directly on 01904 687687 or email

Katie Braida

Katie Braida lives in Scarborough, hand building and using a range of clays, under-glazes and oxides to produce the colours in her work, which is unglazed. 

Artwork: Vessel with flowing curves, accentuated by swirling colour and surface marks, with flat squares of blue. Deep blue interior. H: 26cms 

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Maggie Zerafa

Maggie Zerafa studied ceramics in both Australia and Japan, and now works in her own studio on the Isle of Skye. The crystalline glaze effects seen in her work are the results of repeated kiln firings at very high temperatures, producing the shimmering surface seen in this blue Teabowl.  H: 8cms, Diameter: 14cms 

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Ruth King – Sold

Ruth King is based in York and her work is widely collected both in the UK and overseas. Her simple-seeming ceramics are salt glazed, with a richness and endless interest to the surface when viewed.

Artwork: This small vessel, which Ruth has called ‘Small Green Nose’, is gently curved, with subtle tones of green, gold and blue in the salt glazed surface. H: 17cms  L: 18cms

Other pieces available by the artist
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Paul Young

Paul Young’s work is influenced by English slipware traditions and European folk art. Paul is a fellow of the Craft Potters Association. 

Slip decorated shallow bowl, with dark foliage and blue flowers on a warm cream background.  Diameter : 27cms

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Steve Booton

Steve Booton is based in Sheffield and describes the forms his ceramics take as natural and unforced. 

Steve often uses simple tea bowl forms in his work, and this eye-catching chawan has gold brush strokes in squares alternating with the white undecorated ceramic surface.  H: just over 6cms 

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Darrell Milnes

Darrell Milnes works in Sheffield and his functional pottery is always popular in our CoCA Shop. 

This tall jug bearing Darrell’s mark is part of a range of domestic ware, from sturdy mugs to large ash-glazed bowls. Darrell makes his own glazes so each piece has unique surface effects.  H: 22cms 

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