Henry Gee, Protean Pottery, Dunster

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Post by NaomiM Wed Jun 19, 2013 6:14 pm

Small agateware pin dish with green glaze.
Stamped DUNSTER and G on the base


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Post by gareth-h Fri Oct 25, 2013 10:26 pm

Isn't the slipware or agateware marked Dunster with a G (like Naomi's above) actually Protean pottery? Set up in Dunster by H J Gee in 1959 according to Goddens.
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Post by studio-pots Fri Oct 25, 2013 11:48 pm

An interesting thought. I can't say I had heard of Mr. Gee's pottery until you mentioned it and the piece you cite doesn't look typical "Fishley Holland". However, in Godden it does give Gee's pottery mark as
                             PROTEAN DUNSTER
                                         G
So you could be right but I don't know.


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Post by NaomiM Sat Oct 26, 2013 12:00 am

Interesting point. I I'd-ed it via the Dunster page on StudioPottery.com website where there is an example of agate ware, and an example of an impressed DUNSTER mark which was introduced by his children, one of whom is called George, so I thought the G might be for George.

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Post by NaomiM Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:34 pm

By Henry Gee, who set up Protean Pottery, making agate ware, in 1959 in Dunster, Somerset

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Post by philpot Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:01 pm

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Five agate ware pin dishes. Protoean pottery Dunster.
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