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Post by dantheman on Sat Feb 07, 2009 12:57 pm

found it


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Re: odds & sods

Post by dantheman on Sat Mar 14, 2009 5:21 pm

I met a potter today who used to paint the sides of fairground rides for a living,he has now traded his airbrush for a palate knife and makes pottery as a sideline....I just found his business card,he's a Romany artist Daniel De Aston.

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I love the crystalline glazes used here,the decorator can fish out a crystal from the liquid glaze and place it on the pot where he wants an explosion (literally) of colour.
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Post by dantheman on Sun May 03, 2009 12:02 pm



I bought these from Daniel yesterday,the same colour crystals suspended in glaze were used along with a textured glaze and copper

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Post by dantheman on Mon May 04, 2009 10:14 am

dantheman wrote:[img][/img]

Signed J H Matthews

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Post by dantheman on Mon May 04, 2009 10:53 am

mine has a very large signature on the back Pip,I have been looking on the net this morning & can find nothing about J H Matthews...the signature was done with a marker pen so it may be a previous owner rather than the artist but I doubt it

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Post by dantheman on Mon May 04, 2009 11:31 am



here's a better pic of the front

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Post by Pip on Mon May 04, 2009 11:39 am

OK so here are the two plaques ...






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Post by dantheman on Mon May 04, 2009 12:04 pm

there seems to be a Clappison influence but they were made in the 80's

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Post by dantheman on Mon May 04, 2009 5:14 pm

I think that's wise,my plaque is carved a bit better than yours,Paul may have a point

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I know own the girl plaque too & can confirm they were both made by the same ceramic artist J H Matthews


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like this alot

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dantheman wrote:

Dan, i like this one a lot - did you manage to find out who it's by? reminds me a lot of Astra Ware by Minton Hollins
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Post by dantheman on Wed May 27, 2009 10:28 am

Yes,a member of the forum helped me out with this one,it was made by Derek Davis.
one of my best cheap buys ever Excellent

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Post by dantheman on Sat Jul 11, 2009 6:57 pm

My first Alvingham piece,I love the quality of potting and decoration so it won't be on it's own for long


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Post by dantheman on Tue Jul 14, 2009 1:28 pm

I bought this in the same lot as the Alvingham but it is unmarked?

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after a little research I am 75% sure this is also Alvingham pottery

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Post by dantheman on Sun Jul 19, 2009 8:21 am

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after 3 years of owning this lovely pot I have tracked down the potter and of course he is in Cornwall.
Rob Fierek created it in 1977 whilst potting in Kegham,he and his wife now have a small studio pottery in Gunnislake.

http://www.fierekpottery.com/10320/contact.php

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Post by dantheman on Sun Jul 19, 2009 8:29 am



his wife Rosie is no slouch either!!

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Post by dantheman on Sun Jul 19, 2009 7:55 pm

I just bought 2 pieces on ebay,I was the only bidder?

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Post by dantheman on Mon Jul 27, 2009 1:39 pm



the aforementioned pots, much better than I had expected, the dogs are as funny as a joke told during a tickling break in a laughing gas factory Laughter

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Post by Davee on Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:21 pm

dantheman wrote:

Love this one, is it marked in anyway?
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Post by dantheman on Tue Jul 28, 2009 8:33 pm

there is a partial stamp Davee, i think it is made of porcelain (the pot not the stamp)



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Post by dantheman on Thu Aug 06, 2009 8:55 pm



this 4 inch tall,crystaline glazed pot with stoneware body is marked ULRICH,I need to research further as the name hasn't popped up yet...

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Post by big ed on Wed Aug 19, 2009 8:39 am



A 15" studio piece , unmarked , a ú5 capture from swinderby

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Post by dantheman on Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:31 pm



unknown maker but lovely Ruskin/Cobridge type glaze

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Post by dantheman on Mon Aug 24, 2009 1:40 pm

possible Robert Brumby piece? more research needed

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Post by dantheman on Sun Sep 13, 2009 10:12 am



Lake's pottery Truro Cornwall,the pottery influenced Bernard Leach & the great Bill Marshall


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