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Post  Ev Thu 7 Oct - 18:15

I never expected to see one of these in an opshop .....  affraid
But I knew the moment that I saw it that it was a Mark Cleverley masterpiece!!
It's really majestic .... it measures over 33cms!!
Covered with a lovely matt bluey/greeny glaze that reminds me of Ngakura but nicer Very Happy
There is a pic in Val Monk's book on page 122 and she says that these were made at Luke Adams when they were owned by Crown Lynn.  The handle balances to perfection ..... it's so awesomely designed!!
I'm so pleased to have found this piece bounce

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Post  mrnarna Thu 7 Oct - 23:30

It truly is stunning
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Post  maxine81 Sun 13 Mar - 13:26

Hi there, I am new to ceramics and am currently doing a uni project on Mark Cleverly I was wondering if you know the names of any collections he has designed?? Thanks Very Happy

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Post  Ev Sun 13 Mar - 14:37

Welcome to the site maxine Smile
I'm not quite sure what you mean by 'collections' ....?
Mark Cleverly was a designer at Crown Lynn and won several of their Design Awards before joining the company. One of his designs is called Palm Springs that was part of the Dorothy Thorpe range of dinnerware. Valerie Ringer Monk wrote a book about Crown Lynn called 'Crown Lynn a New Zealand Icon.' there are several references to Mark Cleverly - you will find this at any Library.
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Post  mrnarna Sun 27 Mar - 10:32

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we do have two more mugs but I left them out of the pic
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Post  Ev Sun 27 Mar - 10:57

bounce Awesome!!!!! bounce
Isn't that coffee pot just beautiful :cloud7:
Lucky you to find all of the other pieces too narna ..... alien
Now I will have to check out the Luke Adams/Crown Lynn shapes list as you may be adding to it now!
Any numbers on these pieces?
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Post  mrnarna Sun 27 Mar - 11:00

No marks no numbers
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Post  Ev Sun 27 Mar - 11:07

Found the numbers already!
Mug - 1057
Sugar - 1060
Jug - 1061
The Coffee Pot is 1058 - Lid is 1059
So three more shapes for the Luke Adams/Crown Lynn Gallery .... thank you :narna:
So much excitement Cool
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Post  mrnarna Sun 27 Mar - 11:10

I will get individuals for you asap
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Post  mrnarna Sun 27 Mar - 11:22

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Post  Ev Sun 27 Mar - 11:49

Thank you ever so much narna for the photos Very Happy
A difficult colour to capture I know .... the glaze in your main photo looks so blue -
yet the closeups look brown ...
Could you please post the set photo into the Luke Adams for Crown Lynn topic please ...
here is the link ..... my word that is a lovely set!!!!!
http://newzealandpottery.forumotion.net/t1355-crown-lynn-ware-made-at-luke-adams-in-christchurch
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Post  Ev Sat 1 Nov - 16:02

Two mugs and a sugar bowl to go with the coffee pot in the first post I love you
These are like new and look like they have never been used. The Lucow glaze is so gorgeous, though it is extremely difficult to capture in a photo.

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