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Post  Maryr Sun 21 Apr - 11:37

LAST EDIT - yes there were four swans from Studio Ceramics, but not until the very last year or two.

Advertising from The Motel Shop indicated that Studio Ceramics made four sizes of swans. The first (sketchy) information is in this post.
I have now heard from The Motel Shop personally and I will put their information in a second post.

EDIT - This is a real mystery.  The final catalogue and the facebook page from Studio Ceramics show four swans, as illustrated below.  However were these four swans actually all made?  We have been unable to find anyone who remembers them actually being manufactured.  One of life's little mysteries.  xx

Thanks to other researchers, we now have the four sizes of swans made at Studio Ceramics.  These images are from The Motel Shop website, which sold Studio Ceramics ware until they ran out after the factory closed.
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Post  Ev Sun 21 Apr - 14:36

Yes and Studio Ceramics didn't get the Medium Swan mould when Crown Lynn closed, so never made that shape.
The Crown Lynn Medium Swan shape has turned up from other potteries e.g. De Arn, so perhaps they grabbed the mould. .... ?
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Post  signal red Sun 28 Apr - 17:21

A studio Ceramics catalogue from 2011 has only two swans under the title retro lynn the colour s are matt cream,matt black, gloss pink and Aqua. I think this information is incorrected and I don't remember these.

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Post  Maryr Sun 28 Apr - 19:37

Thanks Signal Red. After we have talked next weekend I will correct this post.
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Post  Ev Mon 29 Apr - 7:38

I bought a Large Pink Studio Ceramics Swan for a 21st around 12 years ago and there were only two sizes to choose from. Large and Baby.
I wonder when the other sizes were made?
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Post  signal red Mon 29 Apr - 16:19

I remember the lg swan was made into a lamp base but the other two are not studio the sizing is totally different

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Post  Ev Mon 29 Apr - 16:22

This photo is from the Studio Ceramics Facebook page signal-red Smile

https://www.facebook.com/470165516352554/photos/pb.100075517946245.-2207520000/477597108942728/?type=3
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Post  Maryr Wed 22 May - 15:08

I emailed The Motel Shop, which sold some of the last available Studio Ceramics swans.  Below I have pasted their information.  They also supplied some lovely photos which are also below. Images are courtesy of The Motel Shop.   I have captioned the photos with the same words as were sent to me.

"When we first started stocking the swans there were just 3 sizes (small, medium and large) and only in black and white.  They then added the glossy pink glaze in the 3 sizes. Subsequently in the last few years of Studio Ceramics they began to produce 4 sizes of swans, baby, small, medium and large and they also expanded the colour range to black, duck egg blue (which was a pale greeny/blue) and white and in approx 2014 changed the glossy pink glaze to a paler pink glaze. In the last years or so they also produced the four sizes of swans in white with a gold painted beak. I was so disappointed when Studio Ceramics closed down.
Attached are some of the photos I have from those years.
Hope that helps your research,
Kind Regards
Cristal"

Large swan in four colours - Image courtesy The Motel Shop
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Gold beaked swan group 2 - Image from Studio Ceramics catalogue
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Carousel size swan pink set last of the pink swan - Image Courtesy The Motel Shop
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Carousel size swan black set 4 - Image courtesy The Motel Shop
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Carousel size swan green set 4 - Image courtesy The Motel Shop
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Carousel size swan set baby swans - Image courtesy The Motel Shop
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Carousel size swans white set of four - Image courtesy The Motel Shop.
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