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Post  bopmum Sat 31 Aug - 15:35

Purdow bright and cheerful.  Who is Purdow
A little fishy? Purdow10
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Post  Jonno Sat 31 Aug - 16:48

My aged eyes read PURDOM rather than PURDOW does that help?
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Post  bopmum Sat 31 Aug - 17:07

Thanks Jonno, my eyes still aren't accustomed to potters writing!
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Post  Ev Sat 31 Aug - 18:32

There is a Christine Purdow potter, but I can't find a photo of her work.
Those fish reminded me of Splashy, but I'm not sure if it's one and the same....?

http://www.splashy.co.nz/products.php?id=anytime4500d01450157
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Post  bopmum Sun 1 Sep - 9:55

They kinda resemble the same fish! I did some super quick research on Christine Purdom and found this blog
http://asp50yearsold.blogspot.co.nz/2011_09_02_archive.html

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Post  Ev Sun 1 Sep - 10:21

Hmmm those pots would be stoneware, which is high fired.
Though that was in 1985 and during the 1990's a lot of potters changed to making low fired pottery. Can't be 100% that they are the same Purdow though, unless someone can confirm this.
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Post  Ev Wed 4 Sep - 14:04

This dish reminded me of your fishy dish.
There are no markings on the base and it is made of stoneware clay.
The initials inside the dish are E R ?something.

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Post  bopmum Wed 4 Sep - 17:53

Yes it does, but I would say this is a boy fish lol
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