John Squire prototype character jug hand painted by Victoria Bourne and produced by Peggy Davies Ceramics of Stoke-on-Trent, England, circa 1995 for artist Damien Hirst. Jonathan Thomas "John" Squire (1962- ) is an English musician, songwriter and painter. He was the guitarist for The Stone Roses, a rock band in which he formed a songwriting partnership with lead singer Ian Brown. After leaving the Stone Roses he went on to found The Seahorses and has since released two solo albums. Squire has been described as one of the most accomplished and influential British rock guitarists of the late 1980s and early 1990s, known for his chiming melodies, spiraling riffs and live solos. He was voted the 13th greatest guitarist of the last 30 years in a national poll by BBC 6 Music in 2010. A gavel forms the handle of the jug.
Peggy Davies Ceramics
The Stone Roses Set