Peter Thomas, Berwick upon Tweed

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Post by climberg64 January 20th 2013, 5:10 pm

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The base says 'Meadow Cottage Pottery'.
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Post by climberg64 January 20th 2013, 5:14 pm

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Post by climberg64 August 19th 2013, 7:46 pm

I visited Tower House Pottery in Berwick today where Peter and Margaret Thomas live and work. They were a delightful couple and very welcoming and kindly showed me round some of their own collection of studio pottery.

Peter throws the pots, plates, cups and plates etc and both he and Margaret decorate. Peter's designs are more representative as in the plate above and Margaret's work is naturalistic. You can see some examples on their website.

Both were trained a Farnham in the late 60s/early 70s under Henry Hammond and Paul Barron and have tales to tell about some of the great names of late 20th Century Studio Pottery.

Perhaps one of the mods could change the title of the thread to Peter and Margaret Thomas, Tower House Pottery, Berwick-upon-Tweed, please?
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Post by NaomiM August 19th 2013, 8:17 pm

Found this recently, and pretty sure it's by Peter Thomas.
Pierced base, so presumably a kitchen utensil drainer.

http://pinterest.com/pin/175077504237028632/

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Post by climberg64 August 19th 2013, 8:35 pm

Looks like it could be.
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Post by NaomiM August 19th 2013, 10:04 pm

Cheers. Didn't want to post a picture while it's not yet confirmed.

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Post by NaomiM October 21st 2013, 11:00 pm

Large pitcher by Peter and Margaret Thomas, Berwick, decorated in fish scales around the body, and fins along the top.
7" across the top
9" high

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Post by skipposal October 25th 2013, 7:41 pm

Bit mad, but I rather like it - reminds me a teeny bit of Maureen Minchin
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