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Large M mark on big beautiful Copper Red Glazed Porcelain Pots: IT IS MURRAY GARNER EmptyMon 2 Aug - 13:40 by Ev


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Post  teaandcoffee Tue 15 Aug - 15:44

But who? Any ideas? All were bought around Hamilton so may be a local. Someone mentioned Ken Martin, but this isn't the mark I recognise as his.

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Post  teaandcoffee Wed 27 Dec - 13:37

Found out who this great potter is: Murray Garner of Tauranga. He is still going strong despite a stoke at 50.
It is a bit more difficult discovering the identity of the potter behind the mark when the mark refers to the first name, not the family name.

https://www.facebook.com/HeritageGalleryNZ/posts/1286797881359092:0

and:

https://www.quaygallery.co.nz/store/c92/Murray_Garner.html

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Post  teaandcoffee Wed 27 Dec - 17:16

The mark is actually in the NZ Potters' Marks book, but is shown nowhere near as well formed as it is on these pots.

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Post  Ev Thu 28 Dec - 12:21

This is great news T&C and I see what you mean about his mark in the Potters Marks book.  Thank goodness we can add your photo to the Marks Gallery as it is very clear.
What a moving story of a very determined potter!!  Marvellous !!

I have moved your post out of the Mystery Pottery category into the NZ Studio Potters Very Happy
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