Studio slip cast round box ABC88 mark Alison Borthwick, Buchlyvie Pottery

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Post by Redware February 3rd 2015, 10:54 pm

This one puzzles me a bit, the decoration looks really good, you can see the tiny crystals when looking through magnifying glass. It is translucent so I guess it's porcelain, possibly moulded as the seam is visible on both sides. 5 1/4'' tall .
The signature isn't in my books I'm afraid. Any ideas?
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Post by NaomiM February 4th 2015, 12:05 am

Alison Borthwick, I believe. Almost bought one of hers. Lovely decoration.

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Post by studio-pots February 4th 2015, 9:37 am

Is the decoration done by impressing a mesh in the surface of the clay?

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Post by Redware February 4th 2015, 11:29 am

Thanks Naomi, I have found a few pieces at Robert Gordon University website: http://www.rgu.ac.uk/about/art-and-heritage-collections-/exhibition-archive-gallery/hidden-treasures.
The decoration is done by impressing the mesh I think studio-pots, unless it's done in specially prepared mould? The mesh would have to be coated with oxides or other chemicals that create that colours and crystals.
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Post by studio-pots February 4th 2015, 11:31 am

Thanks, Red.

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Post by benwilliams March 11th 2020, 9:39 pm

Small lidded box, slip cast I think.
Marked on base with mark, printed I think, ABC88.
Any ideas?

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Post by NaomiM March 11th 2020, 9:53 pm

Looks like Alison Borthwick, Buchlyvie Pottery

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Post by benwilliams March 11th 2020, 10:03 pm

Hooray, another mystery solved! thanks.
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