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About this site : Welcome to new members
Posted by webteam on 2011/10/20 21:26:00 (1001 reads)

Just a quick post to welcome our new members.
The site aims to inform and share information about this pottery company and its diverse range of wares.

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About this site : Reminder: please use the forum
Posted by webteam on 2010/4/27 16:50:00 (4135 reads)

Simply Shorter has a forum ("Shorter Talk") within which is a topic specifically for seeking for help in identifying pieces of Shorter pottery.

Site members can click HERE to access the forum topic. To post simply click the "New Topic" button located just above the purple bar.

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About this site : Help with dating Mabel Leigh pair of vases
Posted by morusb on 2010/4/10 12:24:26 (1775 reads)
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Hi,
I've recently purchased a colourful pair of flask vases. The stamp on the rear is not one that is listed in the gallery, so i was wondering if anyone could help me date them? It is an oval blue stamp with "Shorter & Son Ltd" written horizontally across the middle and "Made in" following the top of the oval and "England" along the lower oval line. Also on the base is written in free hand black glaze is, "Espanol by Mabel Leigh". Any help or guidance regarding the date or the pattern would be greatly appreciated. I haven't been able to find anything on the internet so far.
Many thanks,
Morus

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About this site : puppy dog
Posted by maryknight on 2010/3/7 17:05:09 (1523 reads)
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I keep trying to upload my photo of a puppy dog, similar to the one already shown in the gallery,'Bonzo' only beige and brown.

Have filled in the form several times but it won't upload. Help, please.

(And if anyone knows anything about this dog, I'd be grateful for information). Many thanks.

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About this site : Shorter Fish Service
Posted by alanbradshaw on 2008/12/11 8:50:10 (2976 reads)
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I have a dinner service everything in it is fish shaped. Colour mainly cream with blue/turquoise edging.Markings are SHORTER AND SON STOKE ON TRENT ENGLAND. Can anyone shed any light on this. Alan Bradshaw

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