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Post by NaomiM on March 5th 2013, 11:01 pm

Picked this pair up today. 5.5" high. One missing it's top. I'm assuming they're from the 1950s.







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Post by mandrake1000 on March 5th 2013, 11:05 pm

I quite like those too although not my favourite colourway. Are they for oil or vinegar or something similar?
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Post by NaomiM on March 5th 2013, 11:09 pm

mandrake1000 wrote: Are they for oil or vinegar or something similar?

Yes, I think so. Certainly the right size to have on the dinner table.

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Post by mandrake1000 on March 5th 2013, 11:13 pm

The backstamp is the one used from 1957 to 1971 Naomi but I'm sure you knew that anyway ... Excellent
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Post by NaomiM on March 5th 2013, 11:19 pm

mandrake1000 wrote:The backstamp is the one used from 1957 to 1971 Naomi but I'm sure you knew that anyway ... Excellent

Nope, I just guessed. Thanks for that. Most Excellent

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Post by skipposal on March 6th 2013, 7:21 pm

I have a couple of Rye pieces in my collection to share. Both damaged but so pretty. Any information re-dating gratefully received.




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Post by mandrake1000 on March 6th 2013, 9:55 pm

The backstamps are the same as the cruet bottles posted by Naomi yesterday so they date from anywhere between 1957 and 1971. They are both miniatures if I'm not mistaken?
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Post by skipposal on March 6th 2013, 10:16 pm

Great - thanks for info, I can update my catalogue. Normal sizes, not miniatures, sorry should have posted measurements.
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Post by studio-pots on March 6th 2013, 10:22 pm

skipposal wrote:I have a couple of Rye pieces in my collection to share. Both damaged but so pretty. Any information re-dating gratefully received.

The P impressed on the mug is Pam Goddard's throwing mark. She was the pottery's first female employee and initially worked as a decorator. Started throwing in 1962 so that and the stripes suggests around that time. The jug no later and probably late 1950s.

The decoration was called "Cottage stripe".


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Post by studio-pots on March 6th 2013, 10:25 pm

NaomiM wrote:Picked this pair up today. 5.5" high. One missing it's top. I'm assuming they're from the 1950s.







This "Candy stripe" decoration was first used in 1959 so most likely 1960s.

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Post by studio-pots on June 9th 2013, 5:09 pm

I picked up this odd piece of Rye Pottery from a Boot Fair today. It has the first mark used by the Coles from 1947 to 1952 and David Sharp's impressed D to indicated that it was thrown by him.



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Post by studio-pots on June 9th 2013, 10:47 pm

It's well thrown and I imagine would display flowers very well.

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Post by NaomiM on August 30th 2013, 10:39 pm

Black mug signed D T Sharp Rye




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Post by Eclectic-Dorset on September 3rd 2013, 1:47 pm

Couple of Birds i picked at the weekend's Carboot.
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Post by NaomiM on September 3rd 2013, 7:32 pm

skipposal wrote:Blimey - that's a bit different
Yes, it's hideous. Laughter 

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David Sharp Long Dish

Post by Mei on September 7th 2013, 9:24 am




Found this in the Cotswolds about 6 years ago. Unusual. Does anyone have any info on this particular design?
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Post by NaomiM on September 7th 2013, 4:07 pm

Does anyone have any info on this particular design?
I doubt it has a pattern name. It's just what David Sharp felt like doing at the time.

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Post by jonbearwood on January 25th 2014, 1:13 pm

A sleeper in this weeks auction  Laughter   I've never come across this shape before - very unusual.  Has the early Made in Rye mark.  One for the collection I think...
 
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Post by jonbearwood on January 26th 2014, 12:56 pm

Bottom image showing rye mark. I don't have the carol cashmore book but i think this was used before 1956? Can anyone attribute the pattern to particular artist?

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Post by studio-pots on January 26th 2014, 3:00 pm

The mark on your lamp base isn't one of the earliest ones but the one introduced around 1952 and used for around 4 years, after which POTTERY was added under RYE.

I was hoping that there would be a thrower's mark for one of the apprentices on the base but it appears not.

There is a considerable amount of decoration and it isn't a standard pattern but I don't really feel that I should suggest a name, as it would only be a guess.

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Post by 22 Crawford St. on January 26th 2014, 3:09 pm

It rocks! Jumping For Joy Do you see any similarity with my small signed pot - red/black glazes are similar? But concur - just guessing.

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Post by NaomiM on January 26th 2014, 3:13 pm

I think it's the sort of style David Sharp would do. I prefer the more refined designs.

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Do we think this is David Sharp...bought as a possible

Post by brin mcardle on May 24th 2014, 1:30 pm





Cant read the base I'm afraid
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Post by brin mcardle on May 24th 2014, 1:34 pm

Very cheap on that auction site..as was the Owl..but this is signed





Havent seen one signed like this before ?
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Post by NaomiM on May 24th 2014, 1:53 pm

Yes, David Sharp, Rye Pottery Owl

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