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New topics: October 2017

In October 2017 we added three new topics to Australian Potters’ Marks and updated one more. The new topics are for Jean Cooke, Bevlee Hennessey and Senia Kazar who is notes for making small stoneware Australian animals. We also updated Maryke Henderson’s topic with a new early mark. Illustrated: Senia Kazar’s impressed map of Australia. … Continue reading

New topics: September 2017

In September 2017 we added six new topics to Australian Potters’ Marks and updated the Lindfield Pottery entry. The new topics include Charles Catlin, a Newcastle potter who had an entry in the 1986-7 directory but without a mark. We now have images of one of his works with an impressed ‘C’ in a circle … Continue reading

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 29 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

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