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John Buchanan, Anchor Pottery Empty Any ID suggestions please brown jug anchor mark

Post by vanmann on March 17th 2011, 1:08 pm

Would anybody have any idea of origin of this small jug. It is clearly marked with an anchor. Alongside the anchor mark there appear to be 2 more impressed marks. These look,to my untrained eye, to possibly read DAVE and 197? All suggestions welcome, thanks John

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Post by dantheman on March 17th 2011, 4:22 pm

could be anchor pottery Hayle Cornwall

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Post by vanmann on March 17th 2011, 4:32 pm

Well spotted Dan. On closer inspection I believe the 2nd mark to read St Ives not Dave which is actually much more likely thinking about it. I had considered Buchanan but only had the Hayle mark which didn't look right. I guess he moved to St Ives at some point. Thanks again John
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Post by dantheman on March 17th 2011, 4:42 pm

1966-71 at St Ives I think

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Post by big ed on March 17th 2011, 7:09 pm

http://www.studiopottery.com/cgi-bin/mp.cgi?item=306
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Post by NaomiM on April 1st 2013, 8:03 pm

Very small jug from the Anchor Pottery, St Ives. Originally started by John Buchanan in Hayle, Cornwall in 1966, it moved to St Ives in 1971.

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Post by brin mcardle on January 28th 2015, 6:41 pm

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Post by bistoboy on January 29th 2015, 8:43 pm

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i recently put this out in the shop - an Anchor pottery coffee set.
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Post by bistoboy on February 18th 2015, 11:14 pm

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Here's the set of Anchor pottery in my shop last week. Even reduced it because there just doesn't seem to be a market for studio pottery in Portsmouth.
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Post by big ed on February 19th 2015, 9:12 am

I tend to try and avoid , teapots , coffee pots , tureens lidded pots and the like , not because they aren't well made or look fine but simply because they are very hard to make much money on .
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