I’ve finally got round to starting a list of commonly found marks and misattributed marks which are still unidentified. Hopefully it will counter some of the misattributions creeping into the market place. If anyone can identify these marks please let me know. Always best to double check attributions on one of the popular studio pottery […]
We found that some research results overload the system so we’ve solved that by splitting it up into pages, with 50 results (photos) per page. So if there are more than 50 search results, you’ll find the additional pages at the bottom of the page.
The Text box will only search on text ‘as it is written’ in the database. The advantage is that if you only have a partial word, potter or pottery name, then it will search for it. But it’s not like Google where you can put a string of search words in and it’ll use a […]
Anyone frustrated by searching for double letters such as SS, BB, MM etc, I have now finished updating the files so if you type that in the Text box, eg, BB, and tick the letter B (along with any other search criteria) then it should get rid of the extraneous search results. If you also […]
If anyone had been wondering what the strange symbol was, that appeared at the end of the A-Z tick boxes, it was the temporary tick box for Single Letter searches. I’ve now finished editing the files and changed it to a tick box called ‘Single Letter’, so if there is just an F, B, E, […]
While Investigating John Varsey’s marks I’ve tried to unravel the time lines of several potteries which he either set up or took over, before selling them on to other potters. Varsey has been left out of the various editions of the Mark Book, and The Digital Museum of Cornish Ceramics is an excellent resource but […]