Poole Pottery 1970's Harry Paye Ship Plate


A plate hand painted in the traditional manner with a design from the well loved Arthur Bradbury ships series. This version from 1976 also carries the initials "PYC" (believed to be a special commission for Poole Yacht Club).

Dating: 1976

Shape: A round 10" (25cm) plate.

Design: Decorated with a drawing of the Harry Paye ship c. 1400 by Arthur Bradbury. Bradbury was a well known local Royal Academy artist and ex-merchant seaman with an interest in maritime history. He submitted a series of ship drawings to John Adams in 1931 beginning a well loved series. His designs continue to be produced to the current day. The ship is named after Henry Paye (d. 1419), a resident of Poole who was a notorious privateer eventually becoming a commander in the fleet of the Cinque Ports.

Backstamp: Hand painted to the rear "This dish was made and painted at Poole Pottery. Ship drawn by Arthur Bradbury" together with the year and artist.

Painter: Signed by the paintress Sue Pottinger (née Allen), who worked at Poole from 1967 - 1978 and again from 1996.

Condition: Excellent condition

This product was added to our catalog on Sunday 01 November, 2015.

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