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Post by NaomiM on June 19th 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 on October 25th 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 on October 25th 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 on October 26th 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 on January 22nd 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 on October 12th 2018, 4:01 pm

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Five agate ware pin dishes. Protoean pottery Dunster.
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