[Clayart] WWW on pottery/ or scrawls & stamps
laurasclay at gmail.com
Fri Jan 13 12:43:54 EST 2017
I apologize if someone already mentioned themarksproject.org . It is a
registry of potters'stamps, marks, signatures. You can submit your own.
Check it out! You might already be in it. A couple of examples were
submitted by friends. I didn't even know it. Check it out.
On Thursday, January 12, 2017, M Gordon <clayart at earthlink.net> wrote:
> I look at the bottom of a lot of pots that I look at in antique & junk
> stores, most signatures are unreadable, and stamps mean nothing to me
> unless I have seen it next to a name I recognize. But I always recognize a
> world famous name like Voulkos,or Arnson,& I looked at the bottom of my 2
> Takao Sakuma pots and they only have T.S. and a date '65, but since I
> watched him make them, I know who the T.S. is. I also have a plate made by
> his father, but it's too high up on the wall to bother getting down to see
> what's on the bottom.I keep looking for a test pot of someone famous, but
> nothing yet. I did find a plate that looked a lot like some Vietnamese
> plates I've seen image wise, but Hank cautioned me about fakes. But I'll
> hope it's for real, Mike Gordon
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