Juliet hawkins the portage ceramics trust was formed in 2005 to purchase a large private collection of ceramics and potterymaking equipment relating to crown lynn potteries limited, a highly successful new zealand company whose products were in virtually every newzealandhome. A resource for crown lynn, titian, nz studio potte. Super rare new zealand pottery crown lynn wharetana maori. From its 1920s origins as brick and pipe manufacturers, the company expanded into the domestic market. Codes found in the crown lynn pattern book ev on wed 8 jan 15. She has an interest in all aspects of new zealand commercial pottery with a specific interest in crown lynn. During that era one local ceramics manufacturer, crown lynn, dominated the new zealand.
Alternatively you can use any photo hosting software that you want and copy and paste from there into the new topicreply box. Pottery blanks by crown lynn and probably sherwood pottery. Feb 15, 2017 collecting crown lynn pottery is cooler than you may think. Read our policies get the ins and outs of buying and selling on etsy ask in the forums learn from our large and knowledgeable community. Mostly floral and romance scene patterns, they were not inspiring in a era when more modern design was starting to penetrate the mainstream market. A resource for crown lynn, titian, nz studio pottery, nz potters marks and nz commercial pottery. At the time crown lynn was the southern hemispheres largest producer of household pottery, and remained so up to at least 1978. Apr 23, 2020 pottery blanks by crown lynn and probably sherwood pottery.
A new zealand icon, she shares the stories of the products and the people behind them. The crown lynn and more store vintage store thames, new. Crown lynn ware from new zealand antique bone china visitor. Auckland museum holds over 2000 pieces of new zealands finest pottery from crown lynn, with highlights such as swan vases, toby jugs, animal models and. A journalist and public relations professional, valerie lives in auckland. Once a drovers inn on the national road, the winterberg house was the first cabin to be moved to spruce forest artisan village. As her collection grew so did her desire to research the crown lynn story. Dear peter, thank you so much for replying to me with such informative information.
Crown lynn shapes nos 01 881 from 1941 to 1964 a friendly community of new zealand pottery enthusiasts. Footrot flats mug to honour the late murray ball photo supplied by ev. Their listings do tend to be cheaper, i noticed when searching for various books lately. The retro patterns and colours appealed, as did the 50cent price tags. There are 12 kings lynn pottery centres and ceramic cafes to pick from. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including indoor and soft play areas. A friendly community of new zealand pottery enthusiasts. We would be delighted to add your photos to the shapes gallery rocke316 you can post them into the crown lynn shapes discussion using the host an image icon which you will find above the window that you post in. Aug 2, 2014 super rare new zealand pottery crown lynn wharetana maori.
As her crown lynn collection grew, so did her desire to write the story of the people who made it and the factory it came from, and in 2006, penguin books nz published her first book, crown lynn. Crown lynn ware from new zealand antique bone china visitor knowledge contribution. Oct 30, 2006 the crown lynn story is an irresistible mix of innovation, stunning products and vivid characters. New zealand made vintage pottery salt and pepper shakers crown lynn pottery. This event is presented as part of the auckland festival of ceramics. Full text of the archaeological journal internet archive. I will add some pictures to this letter please excuse my spelling i am also dyslexic so occasionally things dont make sense however i still try to make it readable. Successful government lobbying to place higher tariffs on imported goods assisted in the companys fortunes. Crown lynn news newspapers books scholar jstor january 2016 learn how and when to remove this template message. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. A pair of crown lynn wharetana maori art pottery tiki bookend a crown lynn mcalpine light blue glazed water jug, rounded recta dorothy thorpe for crown lynn, santa barbara coffee set, with. Until the late 1950s ceramics firm crown lynn used lithographs imported from england and the united states to decorate products.
Crown lynn backstamps and stickers new zealand pottery. Height 9 cm ernest shufflebotham, white hand potted crown lynn. Hand painted porcelain tea cup and saucer book a by roootreee tea mugs, coffee mugs. Crown lynn collectors handbook new zealand pottery. David and lynn laluzerne in lynns pottery gallery and studio in ellison bay. Portage ceramics trust te toi uku, crown lynn museum in new. In 1956, owens son edward salisbury started work at his fathers factory just before the entire factory burned down.
Image from a royal oak catalogue, courtesy edward salisbury. Mar 31, 2015 crown lynn pottery, perhaps best known for the white swan vases that had pride of place on many a kiwi sideboard from the 1960s and 70s, has become an icon of homegrown new zealand ceramic design. Crown lynn maori book end for sale on trade me, new zealands auction and. For many new zealanders, the legacy of crown lynn is its domestic ware. Just to let you know that if you want to get my crown lynn books you had better do it soon. Full text of the mercantile agency reference book and key.
Vol 27, no 50 december 12, 2019 au since 1993free 1993 wa passes dying laws kick up your heels grace jones the long road to legalising voluntary euthanasia in. Crown lynn collectors handbook, valerie monk shop online. Check out our crown lynn selection for the very best in unique or custom. The crown lynn and more store, thames, new zealand. Welcome to lynne brown pottery the distinct pattern of the decoration, carved into the earthy texture of the raw clay and finished with one of three rich glazes, this is what makes my work unique. Crown lynn patterns industrial design te ara encyclopedia. A really nice crown lynn dinner set in the albany pattern, oh so retro mid century. Curator of te toi uku crown lynn and clayworks museum in new lynn, finn mccahonjones, says theyre expecting a younger demographic of. Crown lynn ceramics have been a fixture in many new zealand. Crown lynn, nz studio pottery, retro, vintage, vinyl, comics and more. From 1965 to 1975 the pottery manufactured crown lynn shapes.
Ruined catch lynn nottages pulitzer prizewinning play before it closes today at the berkeley street theatre. The portage ceramics trust was formed in 2005 to purchase a large private collection of ceramics and pottery making equipment relating to crown lynn potteries limited, a highly successful new zealand company whose products were in virtually every new zealand home. By 1967 the factory was turning out ten million pieces of tableware and pottery a year, producing plates, bowls, mugs, and jugs in. A small museum with mostly a crown lynn collection, but also includes heavy clay items and machinery used in the production of ceramics in the west. Crown lynn largest selection of patterns at replacements, ltd. The portage ceramics trust is a heritage collection from the west auckland clay industry, from the early clay. Marks from new zealand ceramics manufacturer crown lynn. Lynn lais works in the restored and expanded winterberg house.
At its height the factory employed 650 staff, produced about 17 million pieces annually, and exported to australia, the pacific islands, southeast asia, the usa and canada. Pottery for the people, it is more than 20 years since crown lynn. Illustrated throughout with photographs of china, from the most divine to the truly eccentric, crown lynn is a book with very wide appeal, from aunties and grannies to stylish young collectors. Crown lynn collection auckland war memorial museum tamaki. As her crown lynn collection grew, so did her desire to write the story of the people who made it and the factory it came from. The collection includes examples of most types of ceramics produced by crown lynn over its 40 year history, as well as tools and machinery involved in its manufacture, and an archive of documents, photographs and designs relating to the company. In the 1960s70s they made pieces for new zealand museum gift shops. Weve rounded up the best pottery centres and ceramic cafes in kings lynn in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. Crown lynn, valerie monk shop online for books in new zealand. The golden age of crown lynn pottery nzhistory, new zealand. The archive consists of photographs, log books, design award entries, transfers and.
Portage ceramics trust te toi uku, crown lynn museum in. Aug 23, 20 the author, valerie ringer monk started out collecting crown lynn plates and 1970s mugs in secondhand shops. Crown lynn dinnerware pattern our aim is to supply our. All a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p r s t u v w y z unknown.
A crown lynn mottled blue vase over painted with flowers together with another crown lynn vase with moulded flower decoration early crown lynn slip cast elephant, unusual teal green glaze. Crown lynn was a new zealand pottery house with a long history. New lynn was in some ways a pottery town like stokeontrent, you. Crown lynn was a new zealand ceramics manufacturer that operated under various names. Crown lynn pottery is a classic kiwiana, popular with mid century new zealand households and now a hot collectable. Described as classic kiwiana, crown lynn pottery was a popular household feature in the 1960s.1120 834 594 311 1267 457 1050 1257 849 1454 848 1121 1290 400 648 375 1040 48 1472 369 303 1551 1385 896 18 1216 1104 319 280 539 559 316 141 382 958 1233 94 666 1147