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Rob Barnsley
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0dd one out
These four shape 713 egg cups are the final lot I won at the Harvey Collection sale. The odd one out is LD pattern painted by Gwen Dry, the other 3 are AQ pattern and all painted by Hilda Trim.

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One night stand
These two shape 583 vases were sold together as lot 159 in the Cottees Harvey Collection sale, but they may never sit side by side again, as one almost certainly destined for resale on eBay (perhaps after at rest in a box under the spare bed). The vase at t...

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Great shape
Another pot from the Cottee's sale of the Harvey collection last month.  This shape number 608, KM pattern, footed bowl, painted by Ruth Pavely between 1922 and 1924, was lot 155.

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Second Hand
At the end of last month Cottees Auctions held a sale of Poole Pottery from the Harvey Collection  and this pot (lot 148)  is one of several that I won.  Its shape number 422 (18 cm tall), QA pattern, and was made in the 1920's.  Its a later recreation of t...

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This is a recent addition to my collection that I found at the Newark antiques fair last month.  I think its quite a nice, mid sized, shape in a pattern I also quite like. Shape 418 (16 cm tall), TR pattern painted by Ruth Pavely some time between 1925 and ...

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Memento Mori
Remembering that you have to die isn't as popular as it once was. But it must be a thought that crops up every now and then for most collectors, who (for each pot) are just the latest custodians in a growing line or predecessors.  This little BV pattern, Po...

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Massive Poole
I thought this photo needed something to give a sense of scale, so I've reused the little grape pattern vase from the last post.  The main attraction though is a really quite massive VT pattern vase, shape number 515, painted by Gertie Warren in the mid 192...

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Awake again!
It's been nearly 2 years since the last photo appeared on this blog, but my collecting never really stopped, and I now have quiet a few new pots that have never had an outing.  So to test the water, here's a little 9 cm tall vase, shape number 967 and paint...
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