Slipware bowl,Cross mark - Margaret Leach? Richard Godfrey? Taena Pottery?

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Post by cycladelic June 15th 2016, 5:10 am

Is this bowl by Margaret Leach, made between 1951-56?

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Post by studio-pots June 15th 2016, 9:08 am

There have always been conflicting views on this last mark, which was used at the pottery within the Taena Community in Gloucestershire. Maybe this late on it might be difficult to get a definitive answer but the general opinion seems to be that this is not her mark.

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Post by cycladelic June 15th 2016, 9:29 am

Many thanks, S-P.

So it was made at the pottery in the Taena Community where she worked, but probably not by Margaret.

Do you have any idea when that pottery closed and how many people worked there?
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Post by NaomiM June 15th 2016, 9:40 am

I don't think this cross mark is either the Taena or non-Taena marks. I think it's a different one entirely

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Post by cycladelic June 15th 2016, 9:41 am

I've found the pottery's Web site and have sent them an email. I'll let you know what they have to say.
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Post by NaomiM June 16th 2016, 1:38 am

Early Richard Godfrey is a possibility

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