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Post  Ev on Tue 15 Jun - 15:37

This pic shows an Adrian Bevis jug with his trademark pattern of a fern frond in red iron oxide.
I'm told that Adrian threw the pottery and his wife decorated the ware.
I saw an old pic of a very young Adrian working at Waimea Pottery in Nelson recently,
in a Crown Lynn Ceramics magazine Smile



This jug does not have a stamp on it.
I will find one sometime!
His mark is an AB joined together.
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Post  Ev on Tue 15 Jun - 15:49

This Adrian Bevis coffee set in soft warm tones is from Derek's collection.

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Post  Cat-a-lat on Fri 24 Feb - 8:37

Oh wow, my Salt Pig matches this coffee set! Or close, a little lighter in tone.
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Post  Cat-a-lat on Sun 27 May - 15:23

and my new mug purchased yesterday...



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Post  Ev on Sun 27 May - 15:58

I like that one! The contrast of the dark and light is perfect cheers
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Post  Cat-a-lat on Sun 27 May - 16:11

Yes, it's great, isn't it, really dramatic! Very Happy
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Post  ambrosia on Mon 16 Dec - 22:01

Oh I saw one of these jugs in a store today and I left it there because I didn't recognise the mark, come home and search it and now I'm kicking myself for not buying it. I might have to go back tomorrow and see if its still there!

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Post  ambrosia on Mon 23 Dec - 18:11

I went back to the Op Shop I saw this in and surprisingly, it was still there. So of course, I just had to buy it :-)




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Post  Cat-a-lat on Fri 25 Apr - 19:33

Found one in blue: 
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Post  mumof1 on Sat 2 Apr - 17:09

Wondering if the posters on this thread can re-load their photos if they still have them please, much more enlightening when the photos are there. Thanks
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Post  dollcrown on Sat 2 Apr - 17:38

I absolutely agree!!

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Are these made by Adrian Bevis?

Post  mumof1 on Sun 3 Apr - 17:00


I was about to list these mugs as we never use them, but then wondered if they were made by Adrian Bevis.

Any ideas?
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Post  Ev on Sun 3 Apr - 17:02

Yes I can say that is his mark, though I would date the mugs as early.  I see a lot of his work when I'm touring.  He has started potting seriously again and had an Exhibition of his work on recently at his new showroom in Tuakau.
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Post  Hannele on Mon 5 Mar - 17:23

I was wondering if this could be his work:



I now have 3 of those and use them as tea caddies.


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Post  Ev on Tue 6 Mar - 6:34

That looks like his mark to me Hanelle Smile
He is still potting and live at Tuakau, South Auckland.
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Post  Hannele on Tue 6 Mar - 9:31

Thank you, Ev. Smile

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Post  Hannele on Wed 18 Apr - 16:53

Bought this jug. It has a different mark than the one in the gallery:




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Post  Ev on Thu 19 Apr - 7:29

Thanks Hannele Smile
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Post  Hannele on Fri 20 Apr - 13:05

You are very welcome, Ev.

You know, when I first saw it, in less than perfect light, I read this as Brian instead of as Adrian. Next day it was in a different place, different light, and I saw what it really said.

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