Rye Pottery – Cockerel Vase

Rye Pottery – Cockerel Vase – stock #21318

A charming “make you smile” mid century modern design Rye Pottery vase in the form of a cockerel. Decorated with a multi coloured hand painted modernist design and most likely dating to the late 1960’s.

Printed marks on the underside.

Size
Marks
Condition
12.5cm high
17.5cm wide
Printed mark on the undeside – SEE picture. No chips, cracks or restorations.
Price GB Pounds Sold Email to order.


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Bullers – Bowl by Agnete Hoy

Bullers Ltd – Bowl by Agnete Hoy – stock #21818

A fine quality porcelain studio pottery bowl by Bullers of Stoke on Trent designed and decorated by Agnete Hoy (1914-2000).

A finely potted shallow bowl shape made a thick porcelain decorated with brown abstract pattern on a satin pale olive coloured glaze. Signed on the underside with AH monogram and numbered 272. Most likely dating to the mid 1940’s.

Size
Marks
Condition
6cm high
22.5cm wide
Impressed marks on the undeside “Made in England AH 272 By Bullers” No chips, cracks or restorations.
Price GB Pounds
£30.00
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Stanislas Reychan – Owl Figure

Stanislas Reychan – Owl Figure – stock #19718

A charming studio pottery model of an Owl by the anglo/austrian/polish artist potter Stanislas Reychan porbably dating to the 1960’s. It is hand modelled and glazed in an off white colour with the red pottery showing through.

Stanislas Reychen was born in Vienna in 1897. His father was Polish and his mother Austrian. He served as a cadet officer in the Austro-Hungarian army during WW1 after which he studied at the Lvov Technical College. He worked as a motorcycle importer, film extra, and car hire firm before joining the Polish Army in France in 1940, shortly after he ended up in England. He was made a “Member of the British Empire” in 1944 for services to the allied cause and ended his service in 1949 as a major.

After the war he became interested in pottery and studied at St Martin’s School of Art under Walter Marsden and The Central School of Art under Dora Billington. He worked from a studio in St Johns Wood from 1953 until 1985, potting until he was eighty-eight. He was a member of the Craftsmen Potters’ Association, Red Rose Guild of Craftsmen and Hampstead Artists’ Council. He was widely respected and exhibited extensively including at; Royal Academy, Heal’s Mansard Gallery, Bluecoats Gallery in Liverpool and won a silver medal in 1960 at the Paris Salon.

His work is included in the collection of the Victoria & Albert Museum with a figure titled ‘Prometheus Chained’, hand modelled red earthenware figure, tin-glazed and painted in turquoise, blue and manganese. Donated by the artist c1980-1985. Also in the collection of Leicester Museum and Art Gallery.

He was an early member of the ‘Craftsmen Potters Association’ and once during a meeting, where another member commented that ‘Your work is fit only for the fairground!’ he defended himself by stating ‘These are all my children’.

Size
Marks
Condition
11cm high
9cm wide
Impressed SR monogram. No chips, cracks or restorations. The end of one feather is missing and glazed over in the making.
Price GB Pounds
£30.00
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Ruskin Art Pottery – Cup & Saucer

Ruskin Art Pottery – Cup & Saucer c1905 – stock #18018

An early William Howson Taylor Ruskin Pottery cup and saucer decorated with a mottled blue glaze with a band of hand painted leaves around the cup and saucer’s rims. Painted scissor mark on the cup and impressed WHT monogram on the saucer.

The impressed monogram was in use from c1901 until c1905 making this an early example. The cup shape and pattern was also produced after this date with different marks.

Size
Marks
Condition
Cup – 5.5cm high & 5cm diameter
Saucer – 11cm diameter
On the underside.
Cup – painted scissors mark
Saucer – painted scissor mark plus impressed WHT monogram
No chips, cracks or restorations. Some crazing to the glaze on the saucer.
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Robin Hood – Art Pottery Figure

Robin Hood – Art Pottery Figure – stock #16218

A super mid 20th century art pottery figure titled “Robin Hood” with the legensary character seated wearing green tunic over chain mail and with his long bow and quiver. Titled on the front of the plinth. He has a slightly gloomy expression – presumeably his merry meen couldn’t cheer him up ?

No signatures or maker marks found. Assumed to be English and as it was cast, one of a number made.

Size
Marks
Condition
17.5cm high
9cm wide
Un-Signed No chips, cracks or restorations.
Price GB Pounds
£65.00
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Poole Pottery – Twintone Caberet Set

Poole Pottery – Twintone Tea Set o Tray – stock #87817

A mid 1960’s Poole Pottery tea set on a tray from the Twintone range of domestic wares. This deligthtful set comprises of a Teapot, sugar bowl, milk jug and two tea cup set upon a twin handled tray wtih indents for each piece. This example has a mottled grey outer colour with pink interior.

Excellent condition with printed marks on the underside.

Size
Marks
Condition
Tray – 37cm by 27cm
Teapot – 11.5cm high
Cup – 9.3cm diameter
Printed marks on the underside. No chips, cracks or restorations. Glaze “miss” on the tray’s rim – SEE picture.
Price GB Pounds
£65.00
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Poole Pottery FREEFORM Vase

Poole Pottery FREEFORM Vase – stock #83917

A post war design Poole Pottery “freeform” vase decorated with a modernist pattern on an off-white satin glaze with a pale pink satin glaze inside.

Shape number 351, most likely designed by Alfred Read im the late 1950’s.

Size
Marks
Condition
15cm high
14.5cm by 11.5cm
Printed factory mark in black.
Painted decorator marks
Incied “351” shape number
No chips, cracks or restorations. A few suface marks – SEE pictures.
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Compton Art Pottery – Seated Child

Compton Art Pottery – Seated Child “Years Honour Riches” – stock #81317

A charming original Compton Art Pottery figure of a seated child writing in a book decorated with typcal painted colours with earthy tones. With the words “Years Honour Riches” embossed on the back of the chair. Most likely originally a bookend and one of a pair.

Designed by Mary Seton Watts (1849-1938) and reminds me of the little cherubs found in the graveyard that surrounds the Compton Mortuary chapel.

Impressed makers mark on the underside.

Size
Marks
Condition
15.5cm high
8cm wide
Impressed mark on the underside. Damaged – the top of the chair is missing – SEE pictures
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DUNSMORE Tiles – Art Deco Tile Panel

DUNSMORE Tiles – Art Deco Tile Panel – ANGEL FISH des Polly Brace – stock #67617

An impressive original art deco design two tile ceramic panel decorated with handpainted design of two swimming Angel fish on H & R Johnson Ltd blanks.

Designed by Polly Brace for Dunsmore Tiles and most likely created c1950.

Size
Marks
Condition
6inch by 6inch Moulded “H&R Johnson Ltd” on the underside.
No decorators marks.
Good. NO cracks or restorations.
Some small corner chip – SEE picture.
Minor surface wear from use.
Marks from old plaster/cement.
Price GB Pounds
£49.99
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DUNSMORE Tiles – ANGEL FISH

DUNSMORE Tiles – Art Deco Tile Panel – ANGEL FISH des Polly Brace – stock #67717

An original art deco design ceramic tile panel decorated with handpainted design of a swimming Angel fish on H & R Johnson Ltd blanks.

Designed by Polly Brace for Dunsmore Tiles and most likely created c1950.

Size
Marks
Condition
6inch by 6inch Moulded “H&R Johnson Ltd” on the underside.
Painted number 24A
Good. NO cracks or restorations.
Some small corner chip, mainly on back – SEE picture.
Some surface wear from use.
Marks from old plaster/cement.
Price GB Pounds
SOLD Email to order.


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