Z is for… Zoo

We’ve reached the end of the alphabet… and ‘Z’ is for zoo. Our virtual zoo is full of animals beautifully interpreted in pottery, glass, textiles, book illustrations and more. All our animals are well looked after… and there’s no entrance fee!!

1960s lion tile designed by Kenneth Townsend
1960s lion tile designed by Kenneth Townsend
Vintage peg bag
Detail from fabric peg bag
Vintage Scandinavian glass ram
Vintage Scandinavian glass ram
Vintage childrens book cover
Vintage children’s book cover
Abecedarius illustration
Shaker Abecedarius illustration
Abecedarius
Shaker Abecedarius illustration
List of animals in the Shaker Abecedarius
List of animals in the Shaker Abecedarius
Vintage Beefeater steak plates by Washington Pottery
Vintage 1960s ‘Beefeater’ steak plates by Washington Pottery
Vintage Staffordshire pottery mug
Vintage 1970s Staffordshire pottery mug
Vintage Hornsea 'Aries' mug
Vintage 1960s/70s Hornsea pottery mug
Life of St Martin illustrated by Emile Probst, 1966
‘Life of St Martin’ illustrated by Emile Probst, 1966
Vintage Acupulco chopping board by Villeroy & Boch
Vintage 1960s ‘Acapulco’ chopping board by Villeroy & Boch
Vintage
‘Acapulco’ chopping board detail
Vintage Scandinavian pottery plaque
Vintage 1970s Danish pottery plaque
Illustration from This is Edinburgh by Miroslav Sasek, 1961
Illustration from ‘This is London’ by Miroslav Sasek, 1959
Illustration from This is Edinburgh by Miroslav Sasek, 1961
Illustration from ‘This is Edinburgh’ by Miroslav Sasek, 1961
Vintage Cadburys biscuit tin
Detail from a vintage 1950s Cadbury biscuit tin
Vintage pottery giraffe produced by Lomonosov of the USSR
Vintage 1950s pottery giraffe produced by Lomonosov of the USSR
Illustration by Dean Mitchell from Folk Tales of the World, Australia, 1965
Illustration by Dean Mitchell from ‘Folk Tales of the World, Australia’, 1965
Little felt elephant made in Nepal
Little felt elephant made in Nepal
Vintage pottery owl
Vintage 1960s/70s pottery owl plaque
Vintage Scandinavian teak mouse
Vintage 1960s Danish teak mouse
Tiger print by Wallase Ting
Tiger print by Walasse Ting