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Post by philpot April 26th 2017, 6:55 am

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XH0vOfzZqSA&t=8s

A circa 45 minute video made to to coincide with their 50th anniversary show at Ruthin gallery last year. Its really worth watching. Lovely people.
There are also several shorter videos on youtube worth looking at.
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Post by NaomiM April 26th 2017, 10:16 am

Great film. Saw a discussion recently about whether David or Margaret decorated each other's pots but it seems they keep their work fairly separate, and she makes the smaller pieces that act as kiln fillers between David's large pots.

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Post by denbydump May 3rd 2017, 1:36 pm

Maybe we could put in a bulk order 22!

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Post by 22 Crawford St. May 3rd 2017, 8:57 pm

shhhsh forgot.....

Mine is like ... pizza without olives, needs a lid. The only thing that put me off is who the **** uses ginger jars...Now I like to use my stuff do my kitchen if full of Briglin storage jars with cork lids etc, but waht could you store in these ?

Ashes?

My is Jar - overall 165mm wide, 190mm high
Opening - bit at top is max 72 mm tapering to 67mm at the top with an opening of 58mm glazed top 82mm dia.

So strange that there are other missing lids. Must mean that they were used and broken? Or MIL came round and picked up and turned over - lid drops off?



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Post by denbydump July 23rd 2017, 3:30 pm

Commemorative dish from 1980. Maybe cycling club?

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Post by philpot March 6th 2018, 6:33 pm

ER....um...
Jug in the snow... David Frith.

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Post by NaomiM August 26th 2018, 2:23 am

Margaret Frith lidded box with celadon glaze and carved dog-rose? decoration


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Post by philpot December 22nd 2018, 8:35 pm

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David Frith's glazes ae unmistakeable.
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Post by benwilliams June 3rd 2019, 8:16 am

Just checking these really are candle holders or tealight holders and not something esoteric that I should know but don’t!
5 cm across. Stoneware,

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Post by philpot June 3rd 2019, 8:59 am

Egg cups possibly? They look quite early, quite simplistic with none of the superb glazing that David is famed for.The sort of thing you could produce a great number of to sell quickly.
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Post by NaomiM June 3rd 2019, 10:17 am

Yes, early mark for David Frith Pottery

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Post by benwilliams June 3rd 2019, 11:35 am

I am glad we have some expert who can divine the secret esoteric uses of pottery.......

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Post by NaomiM June 3rd 2019, 12:47 pm

Similar to Warwick Parker's square egg cups

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Post by philpot May 6th 2020, 6:41 pm

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ret Frith bowl.
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Post by denbydump June 10th 2020, 1:33 pm

A nicely made jug, 8 1/2 in, The outlines of 2 or even 3 marks are visible, but completely filled in with glaze.
To me the style is shouting Frith, any thoughts?

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Post by philpot June 10th 2020, 1:41 pm

Definitely Frith. Exactly their glazing and clay type, more likely to be David Frith. There are nearly always two marks. Their personal one and Brookhouse pottery. Got several with exactly the same glaze.
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Post by denbydump June 10th 2020, 2:20 pm

Thanks Phil, I think I have stashed away somewhere.
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Post by Grumpy Grandad September 18th 2020, 11:46 am

I'm sure I've seen this mark before but I can't place it.


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Post by NaomiM September 18th 2020, 10:00 pm

I’ve seen the decoration just recently but I can’t make out the mark. Can you post a cropped photo, max px

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Post by NaomiM September 19th 2020, 8:50 pm

Cheers. It’s an early piece by David Frith

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Post by Grumpy Grandad September 20th 2020, 6:03 pm

Lovely. Thanks, Naomi.
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Post by NaomiM February 12th 2021, 5:49 pm

Seen a couple of these old marks. Attributed to David Frith, pre-1975

https://pin.it/42qEj7W - dfp mark, and T for test?

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https://pin.it/3J0Mo9H - full set of dfp, df and T marks. Presumably T for test?

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Post by HelenC August 28th 2022, 2:50 pm

Picked up a lovely  set of ash glazed dinnerware which appears to be early Brookhouse pottery - from reading the thread looks like I can assume it’s pre 1975 but can it be dated more precisely? Any information much appreciated.  David Frith & Margaret Frith - Brookhouse Pottery - Page 2 B4a86a10
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