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Post by terrypotter on June 29th 2011, 8:33 pm

Hi, first of all I would start this thread because I was taking over another members. Sorry to dantheman I got carried away Surrender

Anyway has anybody got any more information about the potters mentioned in the topic title? Andrea King and John Bradley, Newcastle Opon Tyne
I have got a mug made by them! and was unable to id it until I found the same mark on another forum. So far I have the names and the date they ceased potting which was 2002. If you do not have any info.! Maybe you have a piece with the same mark A leaping Fish? If so I would love to see your images ...please.
Here is my mug complete with marks

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Post by Andrea King on September 19th 2012, 4:14 pm

Hi Terrypotter,
this is my work! how lovely to see that some of it still survives. It has been a long time now since we stopped potting ourselves but we have recently brought our kiln back into action mentoring a recent graduate from Sunderland Glass and Ceramics course in establishing his career as a potter, which is lovely, the passion for ceramics has never died but life took a few new turns and I regard myself as 'lapsed' which gives me the opportunity to return to making if I feel the desire in the future. John is now a man of leisure (retired). What is it you are interested in knopwing about us / our work?
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Post by jonni on March 15th 2013, 12:00 am

Hello- I bought this great tea-pot today in my local 2nd hand shop, and I'm very curious about who, where and when it was made - It is large - about a litre at least- the incised rings are off-set to each other, not equip-distant, and the broad blue brush-strokes are placed between broad whitish brush-strokes- they're hard to see in this awful light. Handles to the pot and lid are like caterpillars! - it's great! I cannot make out the makers mark at all - Grateful for any ideas?. Thanks.
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Post by jonni on March 15th 2013, 12:40 am

Oops! sorry, new to this and don't know my way around yet.

Here is a closer pic of the mark -its a bit obliterated by kiln-cones or something, which doesn't help.
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Post by jonni on March 15th 2013, 10:18 am

Thank you! Brilliant - I love knowing the names behind the work. I haven't been able to find out much more by Googling - you'll know what I got, as I think it's from members here - just one beautiful mug, but what a great response to it, from the potter herself! I hope they'll un-retire and get going again, I'd love to be able to get more of their work.
Here's a slightly better daylight photo, just to add to the record.

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Post by dantheman on March 15th 2013, 12:31 pm

Andrea is a forum member

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Post by jonni on March 15th 2013, 12:41 pm

Does that mean I can send her a message through this forum? I'd love her to know how much I like this piece of work.
I'm new to internet forums - I'll just go explore!

Meanwhile, in the same shop I also bought a little dragon..... Happy
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Post by dantheman on March 15th 2013, 12:44 pm

yes you can pm her (private message)

let's see the dragon then but start a new thread Excellent

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Post by NaomiM on June 14th 2014, 8:55 pm

Couple of mugs, with fish mark below the handle.
Lovely salt glaze. Luminous, even.  


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Post by tigerchips on July 14th 2017, 2:56 am

Some nicely glazed jugs i found in North Shields a while ago...
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