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Post  Ev on Sun 22 Feb - 9:05

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Post  mike67 on Sun 22 Feb - 12:12

Just wondering if anyone has mentioned a link between Parker and Beach at any time. Some Parker I have has a very Beachy?? feel to it. Same clay and same lid shape and feel. I seem to remember something being mentioned before?
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Post  Ev on Sun 22 Feb - 12:18

Yes you are right Mike, as I think it was Val who mentioned that thought. When I was posting her lidded jars into the Parker Gallery I had the same thoughts too.
Norm Parker didn't mention what he did before he started potting at his home, though he showed up in the Electoral Rolls as a builder from 1990.
We just need someone who worked at Beach to tell us who else worked there!
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Post  Jeremy Ashford on Sun 22 Feb - 12:20

Hi Mike.

Ev got in ahead of me but I won't change this.

I have read that Norm Parker worked at Beach but can't remember where.

I totally agree about similarities.

The clay in the two handpotted Parker mugs seems very like the Beach clay.

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the fineness and lightness of the Parker handpotted mugs tells me he knew what he was doing.
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Post  mike67 on Sun 22 Feb - 12:35

This is a large Parker casserole - 200 mm high and 250 across. Same clay as Beach...yellow and rough. Lid feels thin and similar to the Beach lids. I have lots of Parker...I must drag it out and have a good look.
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