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Re: Winchcombe Pottery

Post by denbydump on August 6th 2016, 11:50 am

Stoneware vase with wax-resist decoration, a bit different.





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Re: Winchcombe Pottery

Post by 22 Crawford St. on August 10th 2016, 10:56 pm

The finger marks on the Tustin do it for me!  

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Re: Winchcombe Pottery

Post by lindylou08 on December 4th 2016, 1:53 pm

Firstly apologies for awful photo

Having read the information on Winchcombe on here and elsewhere I gather that this is pre c 1963 . It has signs of having been used for what was intended - cooking, as base has signs of burning.
BUT is it attributable to anyone ie Finch or Cardew. Could it just be standardware of the time. I found a very similar one on Google images, stating it is by Cardew but no mention as to how that conclusion was reached.

As ever I would be grateful for any thoughts





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Re: Winchcombe Pottery

Post by studio-pots on December 4th 2016, 6:06 pm

It is a fairly straightforward traditional style of slip decoration that was used at Winchcombe over a long period.

In my opinion the decoration is a little stilted to be by Cardew and think the decoration was used more in the 1950s, so after he left Winchcombe.

To me it could possibly be by Ray Finch but equally by someone else and even if decorated by Ray it wasn't a "special" piece but just part of the regular production run.

Although people will attribute items such as this to make them more desirable, I think the honest answer is that it's a typical example of Winchcombe slipware. That ought to be enough to make it desirable in any case. It's a good honest dish.


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Re: Winchcombe Pottery

Post by lindylou08 on December 4th 2016, 7:10 pm

Thanks so much again SP.
A good £2! I do like it when I'm proved right esp as I wasn't wearing my glasses at the time!! - I must be getting 'my eye in' at long last
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Re: Winchcombe Pottery

Post by 22 Crawford St. on December 23rd 2016, 7:56 pm

THREE Ray Finch tea bowls

One from SP





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Post by 22 Crawford St. on December 23rd 2016, 7:57 pm

TWO Winchcombe Beakers (CT/ST)



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Two large Ray Finch vases

Post by r-and-f on April 27th 2017, 10:58 pm

Showing off two large Ray Finch vases just acquired.  The taller one is 14.5 inches.  I guess they must have been made in very different periods at Winchcombe.



     
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Re: Winchcombe Pottery

Post by 22 Crawford St. on April 27th 2017, 11:05 pm

Much prefer the glaze, shape and decoration (in that order) of the first, lovely.

Does the mark have the dot?


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Re: Winchcombe Pottery

Post by r-and-f on April 27th 2017, 11:18 pm

No dot in the usual place but it may have been made before Ray started using the dot.
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Re: Winchcombe Pottery

Post by philpot on April 28th 2017, 8:25 am

£175 all in was an excellent price. Conratulations!
But if it has not got Ray Finch's mark, one always has that questioning doubt!
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Re: Winchcombe Pottery

Post by brin mcardle on April 28th 2017, 1:37 pm

Love the Fishy vase..very envious
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