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Post  angela156 Sat 25 Jul - 18:35

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Post  mumof1 Wed 30 Apr - 13:29

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I found this lovely platter, and it looks like maybe the same maker, mark looks like a stylised Mapua?
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Post  Hannele Thu 3 May - 16:27

It doesn't look like any mark I could find in the book or in the gallery. It seems to say Mapua, with the P going down to meet between the N and the Z. A very nice plate, with a beautiful glaze:
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Post  Ev Thu 3 May - 17:46

Yes it certainly does say Mapua and I've added it to their Gallery thanks you Hannele Smile
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Post  mumof1 Sat 5 May - 18:19

perhaps we need to merge this topic with the other mystery one? https://www.newzealandpottery.net/t632-do-you-know-who-this-is-made-by
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Post  Ev Sat 5 May - 18:41

Yes please as that is the same mark.
Do you agree that it says Mapua mumof1?
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Post  mumof1 Sat 5 May - 18:53

I think so, but who made it?
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Post  Ev Sat 5 May - 18:58

Whoever made it knew what they were doing Smile
I made an instant connection with the few pieces of Mahana Ware that I've seen, especially regarding the clay.
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Post  Ev Sat 5 May - 19:05

Perhaps they should go into the Mystery basket until they have been confirmed one way or another.
I jumped to a conclusion, without any support or reference.
Sorry about that. ...
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Post  Hannele Sat 5 May - 20:50

The marks certainly look the same, the only difference being the pentagon around the letters.
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Post  Anita Fri 15 Apr - 18:27

I am reasonably confident they were made by one of my grandparents - Chris and Sally du Fresne. Chris ran a pottery on Tahi St in Mapua, Sally potted sometimes too.

The mark is one I associate more with Sally, but the pieces themselves look like Chris' work. The slip cast forms are the ones he worked with before they were lost in a fire, and the designs on them look like his to my eye.

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Post  mumof1 Fri 15 Apr - 21:10

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Post  Ev Sat 16 Apr - 7:19

Thank you so much Anita for this information, as this work is sorted at last.
Fantastic cheers

Much obliged, Ev
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Post  Anita Sat 16 Apr - 8:27

No problem, it is lovely to see some more of their work in the world Smile

If anyone does ever stumble over some more I'd love to know!

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Post  Ev Thu 21 Sep - 7:02

Many thanks to Anita Easton for letting us use her photo of the mark of her Grandfather Chris de Fresne.
This mark is very similar to Ross Richards mark, but the 'legs' are splayed, not straight down.

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