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Post  mumof1 on Mon 16 Jul - 17:57

http://www.trademe.co.nz/antiques-collectables/new-zealand-maori/auction-492444503.htm
Looks like it to me, but no markings or fraction marks always makes me nervous?
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Post  Ev on Mon 16 Jul - 18:48

I checked it out already and it looks like a match to me.
It's a very unusual shape and I don't think I've ever seen one listed before.
Not a very good photo to attract attention is it?
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Post  mumof1 on Mon 16 Jul - 19:38

No, not really. I have asked for new photos, cheeky I know, but would really like to see the base better. It wouldn't be the first time I have taken a gamble when there are no markings, only to discover that they are there, but filled with glaze. Wink
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Post  Ev on Tue 17 Jul - 6:50

Great to ask for new photos as it's impossible to see what the glaze looks like and 'mottled' doesn't mean a lot .... perhaps it's triple glazed ??
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Post  Ev on Tue 17 Jul - 18:44

Gracious Me!!! The glaze is absolutely stunning :thud:
The glaze colourings remind me of the 'Ruskin' type ware that Crown Lynn experimented with. I will be watching this closely Suspect
You deserve a medal for getting those pics changed sunshine sunny sunny sunny
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