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Post by NaomiM Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:56 am

Just double checking if this is a Wallwork tile on a Pilkington blank.
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Post by denbydump Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:28 am

There seems to be some doubt now, unless they are marked.

https://www.20thcenturyforum.com/t21121-wallwork-verification
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Post by dantheman Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:43 am

Wallwork tiles had a better colour in my experience

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Post by 22 Crawford St. Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:21 am

I have a pile ...but can't put my hands on them right now.

I think its right
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Post by NaomiM Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:35 am

denbydump wrote:There seems to be some doubt now, unless they are marked.

https://www.20thcenturyforum.com/t21121-wallwork-verification

Those may be Jersey; I think the doubt with those is because there is a backing fixed to the tiles so it's not possible to know if they are Johnson or Pilkington blanks, and the sizes don't look right.

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Post by 22 Crawford St. Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:04 am

Found some - yes it's also PILKINGTON -it's good

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Post by NaomiM Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:32 am

dantheman wrote:Wallwork tiles had a better colour in my experience

Maybe it's my photo? There are a number on google with the same colours.

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Post by NaomiM Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:32 am

22 Crawford St. wrote:Found some - yes it's also PILKINGTON -it's good


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Post by dantheman Thu Nov 16, 2017 8:02 pm

so are we saying all Pilkington are Wallwork but no other blanks?

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Post by denbydump Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:21 pm

Or conversely, all Wallworks are on Pilkington's but no other blanks?
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Post by NaomiM Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:33 pm

I think we're saying that if the decoration is similar to other Wallwork tiles, and it's on a Pilkington blank, then odds are it's a Wallwork. Whereas if it was a sparkly pink unicorn on a Pilkington blank then you'd either think Wallwork and his team had been on the whacky Baccy or it wasn't a Wallwork. Big Laughter Wallwork tile 3980218871

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Post by dantheman Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:28 am

err ok?

but if it is Wallwork style but not on a Pilkintons blank then is it or sn't it?

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Post by denbydump Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:07 am

Left Richards tile.
Centre Johnsons tiles.
Right Pilks tiles.

All or none may be Wallwork!

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Post by Johners2000 Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:15 am

According to AW website he bought blanks from Pilkingtons and Johnson Bros between 1957 and 1984. Tiles produced by AW at Forest Hill and then by assistants at Greenwich and Marnhull studios.
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Post by 22 Crawford St. Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:56 am

....and of corse he did not decorate the vast majority of them...
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Post by NaomiM Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:57 am

I've split the thread so bluenote's cheeseboard tiles have their own one -

https://www.20thcenturyforum.com/t21860-tiles-on-cheeseboard


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Post by studio-pots Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:03 am

22 Crawford St. wrote:....and of corse he did not decorate the vast majority of them...

I don't imagine he decorated any of the ones sold commercially. I did have a few that he was experimenting with that Joe now has.

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Post by studio-pots Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:06 am

I don't have a problem with the tile here being a Wallwork one. When he went to France he left all of what he had left with me to sell on his behalf and this is undoubtedly one of the patterns included.

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Post by denbydump Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:29 pm

3 x Marnhull tiles on Johnsons blanks.

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