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New topics: April 2018

During April 2018, we identified twelve new potters on Australian Potters’ Marks and updated seven entries with new marks. New entries include Trixy Allott, Carol Buckner, Peter Dahl, Fred’s Folly, Bev Gallop, Helen Manson, Chris Pepper, Dave Streeter, Graeme Symons, Max Tychsen, Michael Ward and Zenkali Ceramics. We continue to partner with facebook as a … Continue reading

New topics: March 2018

In March 2018 we added six new topics to Australian Potters’ Marks,  added a new mark for Taggerty Pottery and included Ross Miller in Rebecca Cool’s entry. The new entries are for Coravaal Pottery, Margaret Collett, Bryan Morgan’s Drop Bear Pottery, Stephen and Silvana Pill (who used a printed Clay Impressions mark as one of … Continue reading

New topics: February 2018

In February 2018 we added four new topics to Australian Potters’ Marks and updated the entries for Janet Mansfield and Bryan Trueman with more marks. The new topics include Crumplestone Pottery in South Australia, Pam Chapman who worked in both Western Australia and the ACT, Mel Livesey (another Western Australian potter) and Helen Trudinger who … Continue reading

New topics: Nov 2017-Jan 2018

After a short break we are back with new and updated topics covering the period Nov 2017-Jan 2018. Included are entries for Western Australian ceramists Bela Kotai and his father Ferenc Lajos (Francis) Kotai. Surprisingly, we don’t yet have an example of Bela Kotai’s mark so if you know how he signs his work, please … Continue reading

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 noted 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

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