Bukkenburg Pottery Studio & Guest Cottage
A profusion of superb studio pottery in a
Welcome to Bukkenburg, the home and pottery studio of David Schlapobersky and Felicity Potter, located on a National Heritage site in the historic heart of Swellendam, in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
David Schlapobersky • Felicity Potter
Well known South African Studio Potters extend a warm welcome to Bukkenburg, their pottery studio located on a National Heritage site in the historic heart of Swellendam.
They have been making pots since 1973 and are well known for their wide range of superb hand-made, high temperature reduction-fired stoneware and porcelain including:
- decorative and functional pottery
- jewel-like porcelain
- robust stoneware
- large garden & indoor containers
- floor jars & urns
- Washbasins, lamp bases etc ..
This prominent working studio and showroom which has been active in Swellendam since 1996 is open daily and visitors are welcome to browse and enjoy the environment.
Using their own blends of clay and glazes prepared from local raw materials, David and Felicity are happy to discuss and demonstrate their work and the timeless tradition of hand-made pottery.
Please check the sign at the gate and it is advisable to phone ahead if travelling from afar.
They also offer pottery workshops and courses by arrangement.
Their work is represented in numerous collections, and private and corporate commissions and orders are undertaken. A comprehensive shipping service is available to any destination.