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Post by RVsaid on Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:05 am

Hi

Can't make out much apart from 93 - the hashed cross and maybe St. Looks like they were incised with the end of a brush handle.

Lovely blue glazes, I wonder if it is indeed a British piece?

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Post by RVsaid on Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:49 am

Actually it may read 93 35 10 - which I don't like the look of what with that and a Maltese style cross......
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Post by NaomiM on Tue Nov 21, 2017 9:54 am

I'm reading 2570 and 93. I think 93 is the year. The other might be a pattern number or 25th October 1993. If it's the latter then it points to a student or foreign potter. If it's a pattern number then it points to a European potter.

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Post by RVsaid on Tue Nov 21, 2017 10:45 am

Yeah I'm certainly thinking not British now. Kind of a Vichy French cross thinking about it
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Post by NaomiM on Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:57 am

Yes, I think French or Belgium, or even German stoneware is more likely

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Post by debbie32 on Wed Nov 22, 2017 7:35 am

Its by Victor Holst - takes a minute to turn the H round to see it :)
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Post by RVsaid on Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:24 am

Nice one thanks Debbie, Star that you are :0)
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Post by dantheman on Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:01 am

would never have guessed Norwegian Doh!

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Post by RVsaid on Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:04 am

Don't get it's an Exmouth Devon pottery right?
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Post by NaomiM on Fri Dec 01, 2017 10:27 am

You're right RV, it's not Norwegian. Victor and Wendy Holst are based in Exmouth, Devon

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