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Post by NaomiM on Sun Apr 14, 2013 6:08 pm

Pair of mugs and cream jug by Peter Swanson.
Mugs stamped PS. Jug stamped Swanson.
Bought them from a collector of studio pottery who'd bought these direct from the pottery a number of years ago, and said Swanson was experimenting with natural ash glazes at the time.

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Post by NaomiM on Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:06 pm

Cornwall.

http://www.peterswansonpottery.com/

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Post by studio-pots on Sun Apr 14, 2013 7:24 pm

skipposal wrote:Of course, recognise his stuff now. One of the anagama gnarly types

Yes and no.

Peter has been making a living from potting in Cornwall since 1974 and much of his work is gas fired reduced stoneware, where he uses locally sourced materials for his glazes such as clay, rock dust and tree/plant ash. Around 2007 he built a small anagama wood-fired kiln and does produce "gnarly" pots but the bulk of his work is still gas fired.

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Post by big ed on Mon Jul 22, 2013 2:25 pm

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Beautifully made Jug 9" High
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Post by big ed on Mon Jul 22, 2013 2:26 pm

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Post by big ed on Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:45 pm

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Peter Swanson Teabowl Anagama fired shino/ash
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Post by big ed on Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:47 pm

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Post by big ed on Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:49 pm

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Anagama 10" High
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Post by big ed on Sat Sep 28, 2013 6:50 pm

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Post by big ed on Sat Sep 28, 2013 7:34 pm

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Post by studio-pots on Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:38 pm

I was just going through some of my old images and found this and the next one, which were two pots from the exhibition of Peter's work that I staged in May 2008.

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Post by studio-pots on Mon Apr 21, 2014 6:43 pm

............... and a wood-fired bottle.

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Post by RoyJ99 on Sat Jun 21, 2014 4:37 pm

Found this at a car boot sale today, not been able to find out the maker as of yet, wondering if anyone here recognises the mark?

Thanks.

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Post by lindylou08 on Sat Apr 23, 2016 5:30 pm

Found this today and identified it as being by Peter Swanson and read a lot about his work online.
Could anyone tell me if it would be a recent piece? Also is his work considered desirable/ collectable ?   Happy     Thanks

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Post by studio-pots on Sat Apr 23, 2016 11:45 pm

It's one of Peter's pots but it doesn't look that recent. I have exhibited Peter's work in the past and he does have his followers but it isn't as widely appreciated as it should be.

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Post by lindylou08 on Mon Apr 25, 2016 9:48 am

Thanks for the extra info SP
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Post by brin mcardle on Mon Apr 25, 2016 12:54 pm

Another one to keep a lookout for Shock
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Post by denbydump on Mon Sep 12, 2016 2:23 pm

A small bowl with blue interior, 4 in Dia.

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Post by NaomiM on Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:54 pm

Drainer by Peter Swanson

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