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Post  Ev on Tue 15 Jun - 15:59

I really enjoy Lex Dawson's work.
There is a sense of unrestrained freedom about his work.
This piece was made by him and I won it in an auction in the 1970's and glazed it.

Lex Dawson Lex_da10

The Asian characters on the front of the vase are actually Lex's name and mark Very Happy
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Post  Ev on Wed 16 Nov - 16:41

This is what I dream of finding when I go opshopping :loveit:
I've wanted one of Lex's grunty free flowing mugs or beakers forever and I only had to part with 50c Cool

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Post  Kat & Co. on Mon 28 Sep - 8:09

Recently I found this Lex Dawson Coffee Pot.
Marked twice with his early stamp that we dont have in gallery yet.
It has groggy clay & cracks & bumps are all over breaking out of the clay.. cat
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Post  Ev on Mon 28 Sep - 9:03

Oh now that reminds me I have a ramekin of his with that mark that I've never posted ...... duh ! Nice pot Kat Smile

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Post  Jeremy Ashford on Wed 17 Feb - 10:35

Bit of a catchup here.
I bought the Potters Arms mug from Hamish on tm and was given the other two pieces by Marcus, a few months back.
Lex Dawson Lex110
11.5cm H x 11 OD top, Lex mark

The picture shows Peter Lange, Nicky Jolly, and Lex.
When I showed this pic to Nicky she told me she did not recognise it but enjoyed the blast from the past.
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8.5cm H x 7.7 OD top
Lex Dawson Lex310
8.5cm H x 7.5 OD top
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Post  Kat & Co. on Wed 23 Mar - 15:26

Yummy!...Tenmoku Lidded Jars the one on left is 18cmh with Star mark I think maybe Lex Dawson like the one on right...Its lid is similar to the Lex marked one, including a white slip ring around the underside..what do others think? cat
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Post  Ev on Wed 23 Mar - 15:38

Those are both lovely jars Kat, but I didn't know that Lex had an X mark ....?
It looks like a 5 pointed star stamp from here ...?

Also as the lids are constructed differently I would be inclined to think that they are made by different potters.
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Post  Ev on Mon 28 Nov - 9:57

Very saddened to hear that Lex Dawson has moved on to Potters' Heaven.  I knew he hadn't been too well, but it's still a shock to learn that he has gone.  So pleased that I have some of his work that I have always treasured.
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Post  Jeremy Ashford on Sat 1 Apr - 16:26

I recognised this as something special but could not remember whose mark it is.
Lex Dawson Lex11

I like all my Lex mugs, and they are all so different.
But this is my new favourite.
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Post  Jeremy Ashford on Tue 12 Sep - 15:57

50c
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85mm OD X 75 H
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