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Date:1880 - 1890 (c.)

Description:A terracotta Watcombe Pottery Prattware hand-painted vase.

G.J. Allen founded the Watcombe Terra-Cotta Clay Company in 1871 in Torquay, Devon. After Allen’s death the company was bought by Evans & Co. in 1884 and in 1901 was acquired by Hexter, Humpherson & Co. who amalgamated it with Aller Vale Pottery. To become the Royal Aller Vale & Watcombe Co. The company continued to produce pottery until 1962.

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Source: Potteries Museum & Art Gallery

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