Southcliffe Creigiau lidded pot

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Southcliffe Creigiau lidded pot

Post by vanmann on June 11th 2013, 5:47 pm

Any ideas please on date of this pot. I understand that Southcliffe Ceramic Company was re-named Creigiau Pottery in 1948/9, but all examples that I have found of Southcliffe appear to have the mark in a script rather than the stamp shown here. I also feel from the decor style that this is later than that date (I would have guessed 60s/70s). All thoughts appreciated John





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Post by gareth-h on June 11th 2013, 9:07 pm

According to Godden Creigiau Pottery was owned by RG Southcliffe & Co Ltd and used various marks from 1948, including "Southcliffe Creigiau Wales". So I think that must be what you have.

Looks like it closed in 1981 from the Studio Pottery site so I agree 60's / 70's is likely.
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Post by NaomiM on April 24th 2017, 10:33 pm

Creigiau Pottery
Reg and Jean Southcliffe set up the Southcliffe Ceramic Company in Creigiau near Cardiff in Wales in 1947. A year later they changed the name to Creigiau Pottery.





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Re: Southcliffe Creigiau lidded pot

Post by hercules brabazon on July 2nd 2017, 4:49 pm

Example of Creigiau copper lustre ware, with blue-glazed interior. Hard to photograh: it actually looks much golden than this. Marked "CREIGIAU CARDIFF WALES":





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Post by hercules brabazon on July 2nd 2017, 4:51 pm

Brown Creigiau jug:



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Post by hercules brabazon on July 2nd 2017, 4:55 pm

Nice account of working at Creigiau, including the revelation "Reg Southcliffe made out that the lustre was a secret recipe but to be truthful it was always bought in bottles from Stoke":

http://www.gwaelodpottery.com/Creigiau%20Pottery%20document.pdf
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