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Jug, Russell Gibbs Empty Earthenware Mug, RG Mark - Russell Gibbs

Post by ClaraIreland2 on May 9th 2016, 6:27 pm

Please help to identify the maker of this quality studio pottery mug. Great decoration. Jug, Russell Gibbs Dscn0113
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Post by NaomiM on May 9th 2016, 6:58 pm

Might be Russell Kingston. He's been listing some of his slipware mugs with dogs on eBay recently, with a similar mark

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Post by studio-pots on May 10th 2016, 8:50 am

Mr. S-P bought a vase by this potter years ago from St. Ives Ceramics and got a sheet with information about the potter with it. The information is lost and the name forgotten but the surname Kingston doesn't seem to fit in my mind.

I have checked and John Bedding doesn't have this potter's work listed on the shop's website at the moment. He might be able to help, if you emailed.

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Post by NaomiM on May 10th 2016, 11:28 am

Can't quite make out the mark. I thought I saw RK or SK but is it something else?

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Post by ClaraIreland2 on May 17th 2016, 2:56 pm

Unfortunately I can only see shapes in this mark. I agree it resembles a K. I have tried to contact St Ives Pottery but have been unable to connect. I will keep trying. Thanks for the information from all. kind regards
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Post by studio-pots on May 17th 2016, 3:54 pm

I did look for the piece of paper which Mrs. S-P got with the vase but no joy. My memory does think that his first name began with R and I know that Mike Dodd knew him because the potter came up in conversation years ago.

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Post by NaomiM on May 28th 2017, 12:53 pm

Could be Russell Gibbs

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Post by ClaraIreland2 on June 7th 2017, 5:20 pm

Thank you once again. It looks very like the mark. Phenomenal identification, Many many thanks.
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Post by parmaviolets on June 22nd 2018, 5:55 pm

I bought this jug yesterday, its about 16 cm high and has a stamp that is hard to make out, but might be an R. Nothing on the bottom. It looks more yellow in reality. Any suggestions for the maker please?

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Post by NaomiM on June 22nd 2018, 5:58 pm


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Post by parmaviolets on June 22nd 2018, 6:46 pm

Thank you! I thought there might be something next to the R but the glaze is so thick its hard to see
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Post by NaomiM on June 22nd 2018, 8:19 pm

Excellent

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Post by NaomiM on February 9th 2019, 2:53 pm

Slipware Jug by Russell Gibbs. Unmarked.
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