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Post by Rbstaffs on February 21st 2018, 10:37 am

Hi, bought a vase but who’s Phil RSA? Or is it just some students work? Either way I like it.


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Post by NaomiM on February 21st 2018, 11:37 am

Lovely decoration. I’ve seen the bird motif on foreign pieces, but I can’t remember which country. I’m wondering if RSA is South Africa?

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Post by Rbstaffs on February 21st 2018, 8:23 pm

Thanks NaomiM. No idea where it’s from originally. Chickens decoration ( I’m assuming they’re chickens) look like the speckled Suffolk breed.
Does RSA stand for Royal society of arts? Are they known for ceramics?
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Post by NaomiM on February 21st 2018, 8:43 pm

This is the bird I’m thinking of. A common motif on some South African pottery

https://pin.it/nyfo3j3dk67phl

Your vase looks premoulded, so Phil is likely to be the decorator. Maybe a Free Trade community crafts product.

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Post by Rbstaffs on February 21st 2018, 11:35 pm

Ah ha, I’ve spotted the same piece on etsy.

https://pin.it/f2xe3kfwok5ddn

You’re bang on for South Africa. Thanks again.


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Post by NaomiM on February 22nd 2018, 12:18 am

Good find :)

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