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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by big ed on July 21st 2014, 5:40 pm



a few chips here and there on this one but still a goodun' ( handbuilt)
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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by big ed on May 27th 2015, 7:59 pm



Vase Marked Rooke & Made In England
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Post by big ed on July 20th 2015, 12:45 pm

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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by debbie32 on March 17th 2016, 10:53 am

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A lovely 11" table lamp - no Bermard Rooke stamps or marks but I'm guessing its by him.
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A Bernard Rooke pot

Post by Gordie on July 27th 2016, 8:09 pm



I would like to share this photo of a Rooke pot with you. It belonged to my late mother-in-law and was found when clearing her apartment. Unfortunately another member of the family beat me to it. I was with my mother-in-law back in the early 1970s when we bought it from the mill in Suffolk. Gordon.
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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by dantheman on July 27th 2016, 10:01 pm

Welcome to the forum Gordon

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Post by 22 Crawford St. on July 27th 2016, 10:39 pm

Is that 500mm? You have to quick in this game Gordie.
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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by denbydump on August 18th 2016, 3:14 pm

Never seen a clock before, 12 1/2 in high, I guess a later piece.
Just a standard cheapo quartz movement.



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More Bernard Rooke (ladle)

Post by Gordie on September 3rd 2016, 4:51 pm

Another object from my late mother-in-law's belongings.
Ladle = 32.5 cms in length
More to come!

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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by NaomiM on October 30th 2016, 1:29 am

Rooke lampbase







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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by philpot on October 30th 2016, 7:55 am

Is Bernard Rooke moving up in the world by the way? Those extra big arhcitecturallampstands are fetching 250+!
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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by dantheman on October 30th 2016, 8:10 am

I could never see the appeal? Wallwork started off in that style however he soon moved on to better things but Rooke never did

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Post by studio-pots on October 30th 2016, 8:32 am

philpot wrote:Is Bernard Rooke moving up in the world by the way? Those extra big arhcitecturallampstands are fetching 250+!

They are "of the period" and it's probably the decorator's market that has made them trendy.

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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by NaomiM on November 25th 2016, 12:05 am

Bernard Rooke vase





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Pottery Lamp base - Bernard Rooke

Post by jazzer1880 on March 6th 2017, 2:52 pm

Wonder if has seen one of these before and recognises the maker, edge reminds me of Traemar cups i once had ? any guidance appreciated
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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by jazzer1880 on March 6th 2017, 3:18 pm

and i work in IT ! sorry
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Post by denbydump on March 6th 2017, 4:31 pm

Well that confirms it. They are aften marked on the side, around the base BR.
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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by dantheman on April 17th 2017, 8:45 am

a candidate for the Rooke thread?

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Bernard Rooke Totem Floor Lamp

Post by petet63 on June 21st 2017, 8:16 am

Bernard Rooke started me off on my buying and selling. I picked up a little Cylinder Vase for 10p, not in the 60's! It was 7 years ago and I thought it said Poole as I had no glasses on. I listed it and sold it for 22. Now I see this piece in an Antique shop for a lot more than 10p!
I really want to keep it but as we all know if we kept all we liked we could fill the house in weeks!







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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by NaomiM on July 2nd 2017, 12:16 am

Rooke dish






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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by philpot on July 2nd 2017, 6:18 am

interesting piece. The Rooke's must have been some of the most commercially savvy studio potter's around. That blue pooling is very much of its time. I have got pieces with similar effect from both Robin Welch and Eileen Lewenstein. 70's? Presumably they made rather attractive ashtrays.
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Post by NaomiM on July 2nd 2017, 2:02 pm

Could be an ashtray. The mould is the same used on the totem lampbases so maybe they just had some elements left over and sold them off separately.

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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by cycladelic on July 12th 2017, 8:24 am

This covered dish is hefty... it's the weight of a brick and is around 12cm tall.

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Re: Bernard Rooke

Post by cycladelic on July 12th 2017, 8:33 am

And another piece you wouldn't want to drop on your toes. It stands about 18cm tall.



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