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Who are these swallows made by? They are ex-estate and are very old ...

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Post  angela156 on Sun 19 Jul - 11:38






They can sit on a bench ect and they have holes to hang on the wall like the classic deco Three Flying Ducks!


This is the only marking I can see... A number 8 ?
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Post  Ev on Sun 19 Jul - 14:33

Crown Lynn made similar birds, but they are numbered 547.
You can find a Museum drawing of them in the 500 - 599 Crown Lynn Shapes Gallery.
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Post  angela156 on Thu 23 Jul - 19:16

Yes, Although I have seen then them on web-sites I have never seen them with my bare eyes.. Are they quite rare? Has anyone you know got any? Thanx, Cam (-:
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Post  Ev on Fri 24 Jul - 7:57

I have seen a few of these similar swallow sets listed on Trademe - I've never seen them in real life.
I grew up with the three ducks hanging on the wall - no idea who made them or where they are now lolz
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Post  angela156 on Fri 24 Jul - 17:45

I think if you find the old beswick flying ducks you can get a fear bit of moolah! What a Face some sets even came out in sets of fourteen! I'v seen them on trade me.. Very retro decoritive things aye! Smile
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Post  HeatherT on Fri 24 Jul - 18:27

I recall there are cheaper Japanese sets of the swallows and the ducks..I will get Manos to take a look and see what he thinks.
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Post  angela156 on Sat 25 Jul - 16:23

Thanx Very Happy
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Post  angela156 on Sat 25 Jul - 17:09

Hi ther, There is a picture of them on this site ... http://www.collectiques.co.nz/CL547-shazz.jpg Very Happy
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Post  Ev on Sat 25 Jul - 18:03

hmmmm I clicked the link and it said that I was Forbidden .... oh well there you go
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Post  angela156 on Sat 25 Jul - 18:06

What link? Oh and by the way when I reply to a comment do I delete the comment you put on that comes up when I reply..?
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Post  HeatherT on Sat 25 Jul - 20:43

No, just click on post reply and then send. It sorts itself out. We cant access the link to collectiques - you must be a member??
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Post  Ev on Sat 25 Jul - 20:56

Here is a link for some Crown Lynn swallows that I found on google

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Pottery-glass/Porcelain-pottery/Crown-Lynn/Vases/photos/a-222953938/p-95704791.htm
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Post  angela156 on Sun 26 Jul - 9:19

HeatherT wrote:No, just click on post reply and then send. It sorts itself out. We cant access the link to collectiques - you must be a member??

Cool ..
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Post  angela156 on Sun 26 Jul - 9:20

Ev wrote:Here is a link for some Crown Lynn swallows that I found on google

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Pottery-glass/Porcelain-pottery/Crown-Lynn/Vases/photos/a-222953938/p-95704791.htm

Yet they didn't sell? I thought they would've ...
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Post  angela156 on Sun 26 Jul - 9:22

HeatherT wrote:I recall there are cheaper Japanese sets of the swallows and the ducks..I will get Manos to take a look and see what he thinks.

Cool ! Thanx Very Happy
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Im not sure but I am looking for the same answer

Post  NurseJackiNZ on Tue 2 Sep - 21:32

I have similar swallows which I know are very old. I have an auction for them at the moment on trade and and also have photos of makings if anyone can help. I cannot not list a link as I am a new member but the listing number is 775319894. Hope that may help:)

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Post  Ev on Wed 3 Sep - 7:09

Hi there, here is a link to Crown Lynn Swallows and these have 547 plus a number on them -
http://www.newzealandpottery.net/t686-crown-lynn-swallow-547-3-from-hon-john?highlight=swallow

Also Titian Swallows and they have F.102 on the bases -
http://www.newzealandpottery.net/t4325-titian-swallow-courtesy-of-emmitt

I can't see any numbers on your one, are there any?
Personally I don't think that your Swallows are Crown Lynn or Titian.

Perhaps they were made by one of the English potteries?  I found the same swallows on etsy, but there is no maker identified -
https://www.etsy.com/listing/180543958/swallows-three-ceramic-mid-century-wall

A link to your auction -
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=775319894
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Post  haselnuss on Wed 3 Sep - 9:13

I have got these swallows too and they are not Titian or Crown Lynn. I am sorry but they look like Chinese copies to me (the ones listed on Trade Me
http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=775319894 not the ones shown first on this topic).
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Post  Kat & Co. on Wed 3 Sep - 10:05

Yes I agree, they are very similar but I had a good look at mine & the feather pattern is different, especially on tail.. still they are lovely examples. cat
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