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Judith has written 77 posts for Australian potters' marks

New topics: August 2017

August is always a busy time at the headquarters of Australian Potters’ Marks and this year was no exception. David and I packed up our Fifty Shades of Brown exhibition and started to lay out our (exciting) new exhibition so that it would be ready to open on Friday 30 September.  I always do a … Continue reading

New topics: July 2017

During July 2017 we added 9 new topics to Australian Potters’ Marks and updated the entry on Michael Pugh. the new entries include the Queensland potter Albert Verschuuren as well as the Little Sydney Pottery  which produced slipcast wares from 1955 to 1970 and again under the Woonona Pottery label from 1985 to 2000. Also … Continue reading

New Topics: June 2017

During June 2017 we added six new topics to Australian Potters’ Marks and updated three more. The new entries include Lynne & Mark Heggie (Mark is Bruce Heggie’s brother), Marlene kilkenny, Joseph Edwin Leech, Luxon Pottery, Faye Saunders and Pat Walker of Paw Pottery. We already had an entry for Therese Van Der Aa but … Continue reading

New topics: May 2017

During May 2017 we added three new topics to Australian Potters’ Marks and updated two more. The small number of new entries this month is partly my fault as I have been engaged on other things, but we do seem to have reached a point in the Australian Potters’ Marks Project where entries are becoming … Continue reading

New topics: April 2017

During April 2017 we added 7 new topics to Australian Potters’ Marks and updated 5 more to include new marks for Elvira Bakker, Kerrie Docker, Ruth Elder, Anita McIntyre and Karin Swarzinger.  The new topics include three woodfirers – Hugh Legge, Chester Nealie and Tony Nankervis. The  example in the Nankervis entry is unmarked and … Continue reading

New topics: March 2017

During March 2017 we added 7 new topics to Australian Potters’ Marks. Barbara Connell had an entry in the 1982 directory. Facebook has now provided us with an incised example of her mark.  Unusually, June O’Dea practiced in Queensland and the ACT before giving up pottery and returning to Queensland in 1996.  Other potters identified … Continue reading

New topics: February 2017

During February, 2017, we added six new topics to Australian Potters’ Marks and updated three more. Among the new topics are entries for Beryl Armstrong and Seaton Grant. Both were based in Melbourne with Armstrong a studio potter practicing from the mid-1940s to the early 1950s, and Seaton Grant – actually a company with five … Continue reading

New topics: January 2017

In January 2017 we added 16 topics to Australian Potters’ Marks and updated the Wendy Binks entry. The Western Australian potter Eileen Keys now has an entry in the Australian Dictionary of Biography which we have summarised for Australian Potters’ Marks. Other Western Australian potters added this month include Liz Birkett and Margaret Hogg. Facebook … Continue reading

New topics: December 2016

In December 2016 we added 11 topics to Australian Potters’ Marks and updated 6. Among the new entries are two with work that is not marked – Bill and Shirley Sangster of Phoenix Pottery and Therese Van Der Aa. We will update these entries if marked work comes to hand.  Other new entries include Graeme … Continue reading

New topics: November 2016

In November 2016 we added 21 topics to Australian Potters’ Marks and updated Lue Pottery with some early impressed marks not previously recorded. There is a slight bias towards the ACT this month, with potters like ann Ingwersen, Cheryl Kruger and Esmee Smith who all practiced in Canberra for a time. Several quite large businesses … Continue reading

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