And more D... Lucullus, designed by Robert Jefferson for Poole P... Poole Pottery Aegean range. Hornsea Edenfield 1964. Historical products from Poole Pottery are displayed in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. The bold designs and colourful glazes were instantly in tune with 1960’s fashion and such was the popularity of the range that the factory struggled to keep pace with demand. ( Log Out / It's, 1970s playtime. This time with a green and orange theme – which I thought looked quite good in the sunshine. Some of the most striking and bold abstract patterns on ceramics in the 1960s and 1970s came from Poole Pottery in the U.K. Two important series from Poole during this era were the Delphis and Agean series. Hello. More of the Poole Pottery Aegean range. Carter (Jesse) joined forces in the 1920s with designers Harold Stabler and Phoebie Stabler, and potters John Adams and Truda Adams (Truda Carter) to form "Carter Stabler Adams", who produced Art Deco pottery. Poole Pottery (Carter, Stabler and Adams) produced two-coloured tableware from the 1930s, but had to stop production during World War Two. The colours were refined from the vivid greens, reds and bright yellows of Delphis to a more 'earthy', warmer palette – browns, golden yellows, and reddish oranges. Poole Pottery was originally "Carter's Industrial Tile Manufactory" and it was this company that provided the financial foundation for the later "Poole Pottery". Their wives, Phoebe Stabler and Truda Adams, were both talented designers, and this creative team began to develop the range of traditional ware that formed the basis of Poole until the 1950’s. We like to collect well-designed vintage pottery (and lots of other stuff) from the 1950s. All original content and photos on this site are copyright protected. Enter your email address to follow this website and receive notifications of new posts by email. Fortunately the name was not retained and the company became “Carter and Co.” In these early days the factory produced tiles and architectural ceramics for the burgeoning interior design market. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The vase has a deep brown base and interior, and is signed DD for Diana Davis. When they re-launched the range in the late 1940s, they named it Twintone. ( Log Out / The 1980’s saw a focus on cost reduction, with new ranges tending to use slip cast production and printed patterns (although the traditional floral range survived) and an emphasis on giftware and tableware. Jefferson left soon afterwards and was not replaced. It is signed with the artist's monogram but I haven't been able to trace who it is. I love the Poole Pottery Delphis range from the 1960s. Click for full details: Poole Pottery Delphis range Fruit Bowl in shape 89, c1966-69. It followed on from the hugely successful Delphis range. Twintone was used on three shapes of tableware, many table accessories and a whole host of decorative ware right up to 1981. Why not pay a visit? There is frequent use of bright red, orange, and yellow – with the use of black to delineate the patterns and make the designs “pop”. Poole Pottery Delphis range Bowl in shape 57, with the artist mark of Rosina St. Clayre - c1971-73, SOLD May 2006. Twintone was used on three shapes of tableware, many table accessories and a whole host of decorative ware right up to 1981. Although incredibly creative and productive the contemporary period was short-lived. The designs were marketed as “irreproducible”. , On 15 December 2006, it was announced that the shop would close, due to non-payment of debts mounting up since new owners took over in August. Learn how your comment data is processed. These hopes proved to be false. Feel free to share our images on Pinterest/Twitter/Facebook using the linking widgets. Will Farmer’s book “Poole Pottery ” (ISBN 978-0-74780-835-0) has a lot of valuable information on Poole pottery, including the Delphis and Aegean series – and from his book is an excerpt about the “Aegean” series. Poole Pottery giftware is currently created using "Living Glaze". Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Carter (Jesse) joined forces in the 1920s with Harold Stabler and John Adams to form "Carter Stabler Adams", who produced Art Deco pottery. And more D... Lucullus, designed by Robert Jefferson for Poole P... Poole Pottery Aegean range. Simple theme. In some aspects the Aegean range continued to incorporate the principals of the Delphis designs – hand painted free-flowing outlines, decorations with abstract shapes, and rich glazes. Powered by. “To encourage this experimentation and creativity during the early years, each decorator would be given a few hours a week to produce their own work, be it models, tile panels, any artistic output they wanted. It followed on from the hugely successful Delphis range. There are some great Poole pottery pictures and lots more info on Poole here: 1970s playtime. The Poole Delphis range, launched in 1963, was initially conceived by Guy Sydenham and Robert Jefferson and later developed by Jefferson and Tony Morris. In 1950 Claude Smale (a former student of the Royal College of Art) joined the Pottery as Head of Design with Ruth Pavely as assistant. All words and images are copyright. The Poole Delphis range, launched in 1963, was initially conceived by Guy Sydenham and Robert Jefferson and later developed by Jefferson and Tony Morris. ( Log Out / We are now located on the top floor near the desk. In a way I suppose I've regarded the later Aegean range as sort of poor relation, a sequel that never quite lived up to the original blockbuster. , Learn how and when to remove this template message, Poole Pottery sells its history to safeguard firm's future, "Denby bolsters empire with Poole Pottery buy", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Poole_Pottery&oldid=945689489, Articles needing additional references from October 2018, All articles needing additional references, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 15 March 2020, at 15:42. £60.00 + £34.18 postage. Poole Delphis no.49 pin dish Jean Millership. The spear shaped dish is about 17 inches (44cm) long. What stands out about the Delphis series as a whole is the use of very bold, bright colours and abstract, hand painted patterns. Poole Pottery (Carter, Stabler and Adams) produced two-coloured tableware from the 1930s, but had to stop production during World War Two.