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Post by John925 on February 21st 2018, 2:44 pm

Yes OK Guy Sydenham - Page 9 P1010015
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Post by John925 on February 21st 2018, 2:55 pm

I just photographed almost all the pieces I have but it a lot. This is an unusual piece worth showing. Solid clay whic is unusual for Guy Guy Sydenham - Page 9 P1010016
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Post by John925 on February 21st 2018, 5:30 pm

Dan is this yours or one very similar Guy Sydenham - Page 9 Mermai10
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Post by dantheman on February 21st 2018, 6:11 pm

I own both of them John, thank you so much for posting those pics

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Post by John925 on February 21st 2018, 6:17 pm

NP glad they are the same ones
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Post by dantheman on February 21st 2018, 6:20 pm

I spoke to Joan Sydenham when buying the smaller one and she remembered that it was from the first firing when they moved to Long Island

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Post by John925 on February 21st 2018, 6:27 pm

When you watch the video there is a section where they open a kiln on Green Island See if you can spot your mermaid. I am sure there is one in the frame somewhere.
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Post by dantheman on February 21st 2018, 6:36 pm

I can't wait to watch it !

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Post by John925 on February 21st 2018, 6:42 pm

Its quite long
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Post by dantheman on February 25th 2018, 4:45 pm

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I stole this on ebay today Guy Sydenham - Page 9 847164

(sorry Sue)

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Post by John925 on February 25th 2018, 4:57 pm

Yes I saw it on Ebay and I know the seller. Thye have three pieces on there The £300 Portland themed piece is one of the best I carved. The holes in the top represent the quarries with the blocks of quarried stone, The circles round the base are Chesil Beach with the cliffs of Portland
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Post by dantheman on February 25th 2018, 5:00 pm

Sue is a member here and helps to run the Poole collector's club

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Post by John925 on February 25th 2018, 5:10 pm

Yes I know Sue. I message her often. I sold her two Guy Dolphins A brooch and a pendant
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Post by John925 on March 1st 2018, 3:57 pm

Thought you might like to see some of the bits from Guys studio that were in a bowl of all sorts. I just put sterling silver chains on them Guy Sydenham - Page 9 Guy__j10
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Post by dantheman on March 1st 2018, 4:05 pm

are they stamped Gs?

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Post by John925 on March 1st 2018, 4:11 pm

Thats the problem Dan They dont have any marks at all I think they were part of the stuff they made to sell in the Quay Pottery shop
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Post by dantheman on March 1st 2018, 4:14 pm

difficult to sell then , apart from decorative value

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Post by John925 on March 1st 2018, 5:16 pm

Yes but I would provide a written provenance if required as to the origin
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Post by dantheman on March 1st 2018, 5:19 pm

unfortunately I don't wear jewelery

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Post by John925 on March 1st 2018, 5:21 pm

I have two that I used to wear when I was selling jewellery It sort of went with the image at the time. One is a pottery sharks tooth
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Post by John925 on March 4th 2018, 4:56 pm

He is something that will never come onto the market during my lifetime.  I rescued this after Guy died.  Pulpit Rock.  I had seen it in the studio while he was alive, but after he died I could only see the rock column, and wondered where the rest of it was.  

On a subsequent visit I was down the garden in what was Guy's pottery that had become Joans potting shed.  While Joan was showing us her plants I saw a piece of what looked like broken pottery propping up a seed tray.  

Upon closer inspection it turned out the be the triangular piece from Portland Rock.  I asked Joan if she knew where the slab was.  She couldnt remember seeing anywhere.

I had a good search in the studio but no luck.  Later we were sitting in the conservatory having a cup of teaand on the floor under the table was a basket of bits of broken pot.  My wife said "I s that what you are looking for" pointing at the basket.  Sure enough there it was. So I was able to reunite the three pieces upon which Joan insisted I kept them.  I love the piece. Guy talked a lot about Pulpit Rock. Guy Sydenham - Page 9 Pulpit10
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Post by dantheman on March 4th 2018, 5:12 pm

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I have an old postcard showing Pulpit Rock

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Post by John925 on March 4th 2018, 5:30 pm

Guy did some plaques of it. There was one in the Conservatory with a huge crack across it. I did a version of it but not up to Guy's standard
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Post by John925 on March 9th 2018, 1:10 pm

This is an interesting piece. I am pretty sure Guy made it for Joan as she was a ballerina in her younger days. Great pity it was broken when I found it. I have repaired it but I am far from a restorer and its value doesnt justify the expense of giving it a professional.
It was obviously made on the islands as its salt glazed No idea what the letters/numbers on the back mean apart from Guy did keep records.Guy Sydenham - Page 9 Baller10
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Post by dantheman on March 9th 2018, 3:04 pm

Joan showed me some similar pieces that were made when she taught ballet, I think they were made for girls who attended class but my memory is not great

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