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South African 1943- c. 1962 

Linn Ware took over the baton from the Ceramic Studio. It operated from 1943 to roughly 1962 on the same premises in Olifantsfontein. It was founded by Sir Thomas Cullinan and staffed mostly by former Ceramic Studio potters. Linn Ware is characterised by its distinctive, deep green and turquoise glazes, although items were also glazed in russet, pale grey, cream, yellow, lilac, rhubarb, and mulberry. The characteristic luminosity of Linn Ware is due to the studio’s particular double-glazing technique. The studio produced crockery, vases and homeware such as candle holders, lamp bases and ashtrays.

Linn Ware items have the name painted underneath, or are impressed with the initials L W or the LW logo.

2 lots offered      100.00% sold      ZAR 12 663

Including Premium and VAT Results include Buyer's Premium and VAT
Linnware; Yellow Bowl
14 Aug 2023
Sold for ZAR 4 456
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Linnware; Blue Bowl
14 Aug 2023
Sold for ZAR 8 208
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT