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Who made this Rheem mug with distinctive handle?

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Post  mumof1 Fri 22 Dec - 11:05

Who made this Rheem mug with distinctive handle? Dsc08110
I am sure this is NZ pottery, but any ideas who would have made it? The handle is possibly a give-away. Jeremy?
Who made this Rheem mug with distinctive handle? Dsc08111
Looks to be slip cast, as the very fine crack is only just on the base and directly through the centre.


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Post  Jeremy Ashford Fri 22 Dec - 18:03

I have a Steiner University of Auckland mug that reminds me of.

I'll see if it's handy.

And check the Steiner gallery too:

the mugs don't have a foot like this but the cups do.
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Post  Maryr Sat 23 Dec - 7:31

This looks like a rip-off of a Steiner shape. Steiner's mugs are a much more elegant shape with a larger finger hole and a proper formed foot. Steiner is an artist/craftsman. I
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Post  oakpot Sat 23 Dec - 10:29

Here is a reply from a plumbing rep...

Gosh it's old but i'll ask the boys there !!!  (Rheem)
I doubt they know who actually made it.
Could even be from Ozzie.
As they are Australian co.

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Post  Jeremy Ashford Sat 23 Dec - 19:40

Ther was someone in Nelson making mugs with similar handles too but I cannot remember who.
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