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Do you recognize these marks?

 

rmck markrmck bowlMarks and more marks. Does anyone recognize these marks on the base of this bowl? I do know the marks and bowl style are not Ruth Gowdy McKinley’s but whose are they? The bowl was bought on the secondary market. Enquiring minds want to know.

Studio Ceramics Canada New Page on Pottery on Prince Edward Island

Pottery on Prince Edward Island Website

Pottery on Prince Edward Island Website

studioceramicscanada.com has published a new page Pottery on Prince Edward Island. Not all collections are physical, material. This one is virtual, a website. The collection is of particular interest in that the publisher, Ian Scott, has also had the foresight to document artists’ signatures and marks. This is a gift to collectors and researchers. If only more organizations,sites and publications would do the same. Identification and collecting would be so much easier.

Do you recognize these pottery marks?

A little help please. Does anyone recognize these artists’ marks below?

Unknown Pot Signature 1

Unknown Pot Signature 1

The first may have Inuit connections from the ’60s or ’70s even though the signature itself does not appear Inuit. The clay seems to be a heavily grogged stoneware. The base looks as though it was cut straight from the batt.

bluebird pot signature 1

bluebird pot signature 1

The second may have come from the London region. The foot is trimmed with the signature incised before the glaze firing.

Just leave a comment to this post. Many thanks for any help.