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Post by sunnyices2 October 1st 2012, 5:38 pm

is this Owen thorpe?

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Post by studio-pots October 1st 2012, 6:45 pm

Yes it is and the decoration is distinctive as well so don't really need the marks.

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Post by Oldmagpie September 16th 2013, 2:33 pm

Nice large jug with interesting decoration to shoulder, nice clear mark, Its one of those I thought I recognised from somewhere, but not the case

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Post by studio-pots September 16th 2013, 4:21 pm

It's one of Owen Thorpe's marks - probably from the 1970s/1980s.

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Post by Sjtf73 March 18th 2014, 9:04 pm

Hi, I found these three jugs (looks like a milk jug and two creamers) in a thrift shop in Glasgow. I'm sure they aren't worth anything but I'd really like to identify them.
I have searched for literally weeks for the markings but have got nowhere.
Any help would be welcome.

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Post by NaomiM March 18th 2014, 9:30 pm

I think the JH is John Harlow. CP may be Chedzoy Pottery. TO may be a colleague. Thomas Owen?

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Post by studio-pots March 18th 2014, 10:25 pm

I think that they are from the Churchstoke Pottery in Powys and the OT is Owen Thorpe. I don't know who the JH is.

Thorpe was there from 1981 to 2000 but I think that the pottery might still be active.

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Post by studio-pots March 18th 2014, 10:39 pm

I think these are from the early 1980s and, although Thorpe later worked alone, at that time he had an assistant called Michael Dowdeswell

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Post by denbydump June 6th 2014, 7:51 pm

Doesn't seem to be a specific thread, so here goes.

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Post by benwilliams February 9th 2019, 1:20 pm

Another CP mark. This one has 2 impressed marks , both look like CP but one looks joined at the top of the C - this is the one in the star shape - and one looks open on the C.
5” vase, brown and grey decoration and drips. Any ideas? I know there’s lots of CP marks. I don’t think this is old Colin Pearson.

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Post by benwilliams April 22nd 2021, 3:50 pm

Stoneware mug, really well made and decorated.
Two impressed marks - I’m sure I’ve had a piece before but can’t find it.
Looks like DW or PW and TO.
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Post by denbydump July 17th 2021, 10:29 am

A Churchstoke tankard.

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