Tor Vale / Lemon & Crute / Daison art pottery - Torquay (Devon)

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Tor Vale / Lemon & Crute / Daison art pottery - Torquay (Devon)

Post by denbydump on Mon Feb 23, 2015 7:34 pm

Started as the Tor Vale pottery c1910. It was taken over by 1914 by Tom Lemon and Harry Crute.
Tom Lemon left in 1926 to set up Wesuma Pottery (qv). Harry Crute renamed it Daison art pottery,
and it continued until 1931.
Many wares are unmarked, so dating is difficult, but the style is quite distinctive.

A small motto cream jug with the typical streaky purple background, unmarked.



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Post by denbydump on Thu Feb 26, 2015 2:41 pm

Small vase with a butterfly, impressed 265.



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Post by denbydump on Thu Sep 17, 2015 11:55 am

A more substantial vase,7.5 in high, with some sort of Finch.
Incised "44".



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