As a young potter, Vyse's talents were spotted by pottery manufacturer Henry Doulton during the early 1900's. Doulton guided Vyse and helped him to gain a scholarship to the Royal College of Art in London.

3004 A Charles Vyse pottery figure of The Balloon Woman, circa 1922

3019 A Charles Vyse pottery figure of A Bit of Old Chelsea, introduced in 1934

One of Vyse's most important early works was a frieze from 1914, which portrayed miners. The frieze, which remains today at the entrance of Staffordshire University, is considered an early piece of New Sculpture movement.

3023 A Charles Vyse pottery figure of In Petticoat Lane, introduced in 1938

From 1919, Vyse and his wife Nell ran the Cheyne Walk studio in Chelsea, which they managed until 1940, when it was bombed during the blitz.

3013 A Charles Vyse pottery figure of Saturday Night, circa 1927

3009 A Charles Vyse pottery figure group of The Gypsies, circa 1925

Charles' and Nell's work can be seen in the Victoria and Albert Museum as well as York City Art Gallery and universities across Britain.

At auction, some of Vyse's works have sold in excess of £8 000. Check out realised prices for Charles Vyse here.

All pieces featured are part of Toovey's sale taking place from 14th-17th June, 2016. Check out the full catalogue here.