NEW ZEALAND POTTERY
Would you like to react to this message? Create an account in a few clicks or log in to continue.
Latest topics
» New Interest...
Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug EmptyYesterday at 20:36 by madras_seersucker

» Egmont by Crown Lynn
Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug EmptyYesterday at 17:12 by Ev

» Large Pot With Maori Incised Design
Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug EmptyYesterday at 11:39 by aesop

» David Marden platters SELL
Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug EmptyMon 30 Nov - 20:40 by Diannegc

» Chefs 82 Hamilton mug?
Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug EmptyMon 30 Nov - 14:10 by Guest

» Crown Lynn Layout in Red
Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug EmptyMon 30 Nov - 11:14 by Ev

» Tu Tangata Whanau
Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug EmptyMon 30 Nov - 8:16 by Ev

» Hawera 1862
Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug EmptyMon 30 Nov - 8:10 by Ev

» Paul Hemara Black pot with Maori design
Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug EmptySun 29 Nov - 13:49 by aesop


Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Go down

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Empty Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Post  Ducks Nuts on Tue 10 Jan - 14:27

I have in my collection this Monterrey Gravy Jug, I find it unusual in terms of its size, it seems massive, out of proportion relative to the rest of the ball handle range, and the ball itself is about twice the size of the regular balls. I have posted a picture of a regular ball handled creamer next to it to give you an idea of the difference in size. You folk agree? unusual?

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug 002-1
Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug 003-1
Ducks Nuts
Ducks Nuts

Number of posts : 100
Registration date : 2011-07-18

Back to top Go down

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Empty Re: Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Post  Ev on Tue 10 Jan - 15:48

I noticed one of these huge ball handled gravy jugs yesterday at the Auckland Museum in the Encounter Gallery.... it was pink and I was like Wooooooo!!
I've been to that Gallery many times and yet I'd never noticed it before!??
It's marvellous to see a photo on here ..... thank you Very Happy
Does it have a number on the base at all?


Last edited by Ev on Wed 11 Jan - 10:09; edited 1 time in total
Ev
Ev
Admin

Number of posts : 15113
Location : Sth Auckland New Zealand
Interests: : NZ Studio Pottery and NZ Pottery History
Registration date : 2008-08-28

http://newzealandpottery.net

Back to top Go down

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Empty Re: Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Post  Ducks Nuts on Tue 10 Jan - 23:40

Yes it has the number 1018 on the base along with the backstamp
Ducks Nuts
Ducks Nuts

Number of posts : 100
Registration date : 2011-07-18

Back to top Go down

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Empty Re: Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Post  Ev on Wed 11 Jan - 10:07

Thanks again Smile
I could find the ball handled milk jug number - 6010, but not the gravy jug.
These gravy jugs must be few are far between huh?
Even Billy Apple didn't have any in his collection at the Crown Lynn Exhibition ...
Ev
Ev
Admin

Number of posts : 15113
Location : Sth Auckland New Zealand
Interests: : NZ Studio Pottery and NZ Pottery History
Registration date : 2008-08-28

http://newzealandpottery.net

Back to top Go down

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Empty Re: Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Post  Ducks Nuts on Fri 13 Jan - 0:31

Yes I'm thinking they are rare too, I have all 6 Dorothy Thorpe patterns in my collection but this is the only gravy jug I have.
Ducks Nuts
Ducks Nuts

Number of posts : 100
Registration date : 2011-07-18

Back to top Go down

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Empty Re: Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Post  Ev on Sun 5 Feb - 8:15

Well I never! ... One has been listed on Trademe -

http://www.trademe.co.nz/Browse/Listing.aspx?id=445957040
Ev
Ev
Admin

Number of posts : 15113
Location : Sth Auckland New Zealand
Interests: : NZ Studio Pottery and NZ Pottery History
Registration date : 2008-08-28

http://newzealandpottery.net

Back to top Go down

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Empty Re: Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Post  Ev on Sat 11 Feb - 19:13

..... and it sold for the princely sum of $294.00 how about that!
Ev
Ev
Admin

Number of posts : 15113
Location : Sth Auckland New Zealand
Interests: : NZ Studio Pottery and NZ Pottery History
Registration date : 2008-08-28

http://newzealandpottery.net

Back to top Go down

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Empty Re: Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Post  Ducks Nuts on Sat 11 Feb - 19:16

I would have thought it would fetch a little more than that, not sure if the absence of a back stamp made it worth any less?
Ducks Nuts
Ducks Nuts

Number of posts : 100
Registration date : 2011-07-18

Back to top Go down

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Empty Re: Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Post  Ev on Sat 11 Feb - 19:20

And here was me thinking that was an awesome price Razz
It's definitely Dorothy Thorpe .... surely a backstamp wouldn't have made a difference? But then I don't collect her wares ....?
Heheee I've seen you around on Trade Me for years Duckie Wink
Ev
Ev
Admin

Number of posts : 15113
Location : Sth Auckland New Zealand
Interests: : NZ Studio Pottery and NZ Pottery History
Registration date : 2008-08-28

http://newzealandpottery.net

Back to top Go down

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Empty Re: Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Post  Ducks Nuts on Sat 11 Feb - 19:24

Well I am best described as a Dorothy Thorpe collector with a minor fetish for less interesting Crown Lynn pieces Razz
Ducks Nuts
Ducks Nuts

Number of posts : 100
Registration date : 2011-07-18

Back to top Go down

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Empty Re: Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Post  Ducks Nuts on Fri 19 Apr - 2:10

I'm very happy to have now acquired this elusive Pine Gravy Jug to my collection. Most pleased.

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Image
Ducks Nuts
Ducks Nuts

Number of posts : 100
Registration date : 2011-07-18

Back to top Go down

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Empty Re: Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Post  Cat-a-lat on Fri 19 Apr - 14:19

Just LOVE the colour on that one!
Cat-a-lat
Cat-a-lat

Number of posts : 1022
Location : Palmerston North
Registration date : 2012-02-15

Back to top Go down

Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug Empty Re: Dorothy Thorpe Monterrey Ball Handle Gravy Jug

Post  Sponsored content


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum