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Post  Ev Sun 29 Nov - 14:37

Four dots inside a circle is Ben Woollcombe Myster10

and the pot...
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looks like it has been fired in an electric kiln maybe?


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Post  Cat-a-lat Mon 15 Jul - 20:28

Such a cute mark that, surely made by pressing a button into the clay?

Oh yes, nice pot too!Wink 
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Post  teaandcoffee Sat 15 Nov - 22:33

I was leafing through the Spring 1979 edition of the NZ Potter and found one of our mystery marks on p 21.
The four dots in two concentric circles is Ben Woollcombe who was associated with Dennis O'Conner and Helen Mason.

https://www.newzealandpottery.net/gallery/New-Zealand-Potters-Marks/NZ-Potters-Mystery-Marks/four-dots-in-a-circle-pic_4554.htm

I can't find the original post for the pot with the mark that somebody wanted identified.

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Post  Ev Sun 16 Nov - 7:09

There is a link to the pot further down in the Quick Reply  -

https://www.newzealandpottery.net/t769-four-dots-inside-a-circle-mark

I just looked at the article about him in the Potter magazine and think I was right in saying that the piece I have looks like it was fired in an electric kiln as the clay is dry and uninteresting. Now I would like to find one of his diesel fired or salt glazed pieces.

Thank you so much t&c as that is another mark not in the Potters Marks book cheers
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Post  teaandcoffee Mon 8 Jun - 0:25

I think this is the same Ben Woollcombe:

http://bensart1.homestead.com

He is still active but as a very talented painter.

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Post  Cat-a-lat Thu 16 Jun - 19:41

Bought this trinket box today
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Post  Ev Thu 24 Oct - 16:18

Photo courtesy of the Ferret:

Ferret said that the mark was too hard to get a photo.

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