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One of very few ancient landscapes remaining in London, RSPB Rainham Marshes was closed to the public for over a hundred years. This sparse, reed-clustered landscape “intersected with dykes and mounds and gates, with scattered cattle feeding on it” inspired Charles Dickens to write Great Expectations, If you’ve seen David Lean’s superb film version, you’ll know exactly how and where Magwitch surprises young Pip.
Moorcroft Pottery designer Vicky Lovatt positions the vast Dartford bridge in the background of the design as one of Britain’s largest birds, the Grey Heron, takes centre stage in his wetland home. The sight of the Grey Heron, standing in solitary siege on over the medieval marshes is one that is as familiar as it is bewitching. In pensive stillness, the Grey Heron stands on bent, stilt-like legs as it overlooks the Thames Marshes.
Adapted from Moorcroft’s description
The magnificent 14-inch Magwitch vase comes in a limited edition of 15 pieces.