2 posts tagged studio pottery

Collecting Studio Pottery: The Potters Marks & a little history

Studio pottery pieces by Bernard Leach and the potters he taught can command high prices. Spotting a pot by Leach takes a little learning as does recognising any of the good studio pottery that you can find in all sorts of places including boot fairs & yard sales as well as antiques fairs. Knowing what the potter was trying to achieve will help the collector find those priceless little nuggets as will knowing the pottery marks to look out for and building a good source of reference. Continue Reading

Pair of Rita Canada Studio Pottery Plates

I have a pair of plates marked RITA CANADA on the back which I inherited from an aunt by Belinda (Essex UK) Photo shows the Pair of Studio Pottery Plates Marked RITA CANADA The plates are quite pretty and certainly seem to have some age to them. They are cream and green with very pretty autumn leaf borders and a raised centre. The underside of each plate has the words RITA and CANADA etched into the porcelain. Can't really find out anything about them and was wondering if anyone could ... Continue Reading