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Post  Cat-a-lat on Tue 22 May - 16:07

Kelston Ceramics,  brown abstract retro flowers on white... couldn't find this in the gallery

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Post  Ev on Tue 22 May - 20:41

I haven't seen this one before ..... soooooo retro Laughing
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Post  Cat-a-lat on Tue 22 May - 21:24

Cool yep, it's pretty cool , 60s-ish design by the style I think? It's the shape with the evenly curved lip/shallow bowl shape, which is my favourite shape - I like forma but it's just a bit angular for me i think, and I'm not that fussed on the 80s shape (that I grew up with) with the thick rim, I'm rather fond of apollo though.... and now I'm rambling, sorry!

Does anyone know when the different plate shape/profiles were introduced and retired (presuming they retired them and didn't carry on producing all the older types as they introduced new ones)
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Post  Ev on Wed 23 May - 7:35

An interesting question about the shapes of plates Cat.
In a 1988 catalogue that I have they were still making the shallow shaped ware, which they call the Classique shape, also the Rim shape with that wide rim you mention and the Apollo shape.
So it looks like all of those shapes were never retired. As there is no mention of the Forma shape, perhaps that was one shape that had been retired...?
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Post  Cat-a-lat on Wed 23 May - 7:59

Thanks for filling in the blanks on the shape names :-) interesting! Do you know when the different shapes were introduced?
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Post  Ev on Wed 23 May - 16:15

Only know that the Forma shape was launched in 1973 and the Apollo shape in 1969-70 after the first moon landing - thanks to Val Monk's book.
The shallow Classique shape seems to be long time favourite and the Rim shape goes back a long way too.
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Post  JanPots on Thu 3 Oct - 10:21

Cat-a-lat.... I know where there are some saucers to match this plate... but they are $3 each.  If you are interested, I can grab them for you.. There are 3 left.  I would love to see what the matching cup .... super cool pattern Smile 
I bought a saucer, milano plate and the Danzig cup.. $24 all up .... cheaper than TM hehehe
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Orange flower I know we already had this, but can't find it

Post  Ev on Sun 31 May - 11:59

Help!!!!!!


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Post  JanPots on Sun 31 May - 17:57

I can't see it.. its a Wowser !!! very funky Razz
I have looked through twice and I keep coming back to the orange flower of Marls, but that's not it
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Post  JanPots on Sun 31 May - 18:10

umm.. I don't even know anymore what I have stashed away  Embarassed Razz

Vaguely maybe Kat & Co put something up as I recall I got this saucer from Raglan and asked if Kat wanted me to go and buy another to match a BB plate maybe  ??? Over a year ago...

edits Cat-a-lat not Kat & Co



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Post  Ev on Sun 31 May - 18:42

I knew it was a plate and I knew it was in the gallery but I couldn't find it for the life of me !!!! Thank you Janice and now I will join the two topics together Very Happy
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Post  Ev on Sun 31 May - 18:43

bumps to join Very Happy
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