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Post by MCWebs on February 20th 2018, 4:35 pm

Hello Everyone - Found this beautiful vase with an old medieval look to it but have no idea on the mark - looks like MT - Has anyone any idea or a similar pot in their collection - Its very very interesting anyhow  Jumping For Joy

Deer
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Bird
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Fish
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Inside
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Base 'MT' Mark
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Thanks for Looking
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Post by NaomiM on February 20th 2018, 4:38 pm

I wish I knew; great piece!

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Post by MCWebs on February 20th 2018, 5:24 pm

Thanks - hopefully some info will turn up...
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Post by philpot on February 20th 2018, 6:46 pm

Nice piece,
Dry glazes. Fairly unusual in Studio Pottery.
Bryan Newman of Aller Pottery comes to mind. A lot of his later work was dry glazes. He had a number of apprentices, few of which are recorded. And this has a feel of a sort of experimental very accomplished student piece, trying to see how far one could go. Namely the signature, and the fish decoration. Which is possibly slightly too much on what is a lovely base vase.
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