Tag Archives: Ruth Pavely

Poole Pottery Freeform Range Butterflies Pattern Planter

If you’re starting to think about your garden and plants again as spring approaches then why not take a look in our Poole pottery section. We have just added a Poole pottery plant pot decorated in the PT butterflies pattern to the Perfect Pieces website – perfect for any house plant!

The pattern on this Poole plant pot, PT, was originally designed by the well-known Poole pottery worker Ruth Pavely around the 1950s. It is delicately decorated around the body with colourful and stylised butterflies on a white glaze.

Solidly made this plant pot could easily be used today making it an attractive collectable with a purpose!

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Art Deco Poole Pottery Vase Decorated by Ruth Pavely

New to our Poole Pottery section is this stunning art deco style Poole Pottery vase decorated in the lovely GB pattern and painted by Ruth Pavely. Ruth Pavely started as a paintress at the pottery in Poole and later became a Painting Shop Supervisor and then progressed further to become a Design Assistant/Head of Painting during her time at Poole Pottery.

This is an impressive vase displaying the pattern well over its bulbous body. Standing 6.5″ tall this vase is shape number 442 and is incised as such on its base. Decorated in the GB pattern originally designed by Truda Carter this pattern typically has elements of the Art Deco period with is swirling leaves and stylised flower-heads.

On the base is the artist mark of well-know Poole decorator Ruth Pavely. Throughout her time at the Poole Pottery she used several different marks, the mark on this Poole vase dates c1922 to 1937. This is a fine example of the quality and intricate detail that went into Poole Pottery patterns during the 1930s.

For further images of this superb vase, please – click here. If you do have any questions about this piece or any other pieces on our website then please do not hesitate to get in touch.