Victor Margrie

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Post by NaomiM December 24th 2023, 3:58 pm

There' a photo of his work in his obituary in the Guardian.
A number of mystery pots with an incised oV and oVH mark have been attributed to Margrie based on his mark in the BSPM book but are not his style and are more likely to have come from Malta or Cyprus  

1954- London
1964- Berkhampstead, Hertfordshire
1972- Hooke, Beaminster, Dorset
1985- Clifton, Bristol
1988- Mortonhampstead, Devon
1999- Ceased potting
Deceased 2022



https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2022/nov/11/victor-margrie-obituary

Via his obituary in the Guardian

In 1954 he started his own ceramics workshop making stoneware, by the late 60s turning to exquisite carved porcelain bowls.
In 1956 he became head of the ceramics department at Harrow School of Art, and married the artist Janet Smithers..
In 1963, with the potter Michael Casson, he set up the hugely successful diploma in studio pottery at Harrow School of Art...
He was the first director of the Crafts Council, initially called the Crafts Advisory Committee (CAC), 1971-84

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Post by philpot December 25th 2023, 7:59 am

https://collections.vam.ac.uk/search/?q=victor+margrie&page=1&page_size=15&page=1

Two of his pieces in the V&A. Rather nice as well. He was a very influential person.
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