Dating remued pottery
For a comprehensive history of Premier Pottery go to Remued Pottery items: a jug and a vase, 1934-1940 period, an ovoid vase with an inverted tricorn neck, number 14; and a globular teardrop jug with an extended vertical spout and triangular handle, number 63, both in plum modulating to cobalt colours, t An early series large Remued beehive Rib Twig handled jug, 1934-1940 period, in a contrasting matte and gloss mottled tan and cream colours, glazed green to the interior, incised Remued 196/7, height 18 cm A large Remued early series jug, 1934-1940, number 54L, the barrel shaped jug with ribbed bands to the collar, a pinched tricorn style spout and an organic twig form handle, in a pale olive, amber and orange drip glaze on an emerald ground; inscribed Remuei) A Remued Pottery jug c.1930-1940's. Stamped A Remued jug, a flow blue vase and a Wedgwood box, a Remued ovoid jug with a simple loop handle with an applied gum leaf and nuts in blue, green and plum slip glaze, marks and date 1934 underside; an Edwardian flow blue ovoid vase with gilt highlights, fol Remued, earthenware jug of slender shape with matte glaze in tones of green and cream with applied gum leaf and nut decoration stemming from twig detailed handle of a high shine brown glaze, incised on base 'Remued Hand Made 133M' (A/F).The jug is decorated with gumleaves and gumnuts with drip glaze colours. Height 25.5 cm Remued, earthenware jug of squat shape with brown underglaze with green and brown flambe drip overglaze, applied gum leaf and nut decoration stemming from twig detailed handle, incised on base 'Remued Hand Made 54LM'.
The mark "Pamela" was introduced about the same time in an effort to convince customers that the wares marked with the "Pamela" name were created by a studio potter rather than in a factory, but this mark was in use for less than year.However Premier's soon developed a style that was distinct, and by the 1930s became a highly established and successful business.Throughout this period Premier was characterized by experimentation in glaze techniques and surface treatment, along with the incorporating of Australian motifs into their designs.They came in countless colours and finishes and many were made by our leading artists and ceramicists. But the glory day of the Australian Studio Art ramekin is well and truly over. Also, please note If it aint got a handle, it's just a bowl. Georges road at that time, was a large clay pit, virtually next door to the pottery.My collection has ramekins with One handle only, fixed to the body at one point only. Premier Pottery Preston was a small undertaking, unusual in that it produced only art pottery, all of it hand-thrown.Please bear in mind that whatever you ask for them on Internet auction sites, someone is still getting the same thing in an op shop for peanuts. Remember, just as real men don't eat quiche, real ramekins don't have lids or two handles. To all you cretins who advertise your ramekins by associating them with "Eames" or "Eames Era". The Eames people have told me that they never made ramekins. Please let me know if you have anything that I can add to the notes. Premier Pottery in Preston commenced in 1929 by friends David Dee (1877-1934) and Reg Hawkins (1894-1971).
However, there are hundreds of decorative ramekins that came in a variety of shapes and sizes. Also remember, two handles makes it a casserole dish. Both men had had much experience in pottery before beginning this small business, set up at 52 Oakover Road in Preston. This was a perfect location for opening a pottery as on the corner of Oakover and St.
They continued until cheap imports and copies almost killed them off in the 1970s. With a typical volume of 50-250 ml (2-8 oz), it is a small fireproof glass or earthenware individual dish similar in size and shape to a cup, or mould used for cooking or baking and serving sweet or savoury foods.various food dishes, designed to be put into hot ovens and to withstand high temperatures.
They were originally made of ceramics but have also been made of glass or porcelain, commonly in a round shape with an angled exterior ridged surface.
Height 24.6 cm A Remued Pottery gum nut and leaf jug, circa 1940body of baluster form with a matt and gloss drip glaze in green, decorated with applied gum leaves, gum nuts, and a forked branch, moulded handle, rising to a flared rim with inscribed marks.
Worldwide Headquarters of the Australian Studio Art Ramekin, (and a few others) that piece of Australiana that has almost disappeared from our lives and tables.
Dee was the thrower (the potter that made the actual items with the wheel) and Hawkins, an Englishman that had once lived with the Dee family in Box Hill, was the decorator.