Chris Powell Pottery
Pottery Lines and Mark Identification

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2005-Present

Each piece included fired on C Powell signature and in the center the month and year the piece was completed. 2005 is the beginning of the stamping system for different lines of pottery offered:

  • ST- Standard Line
  • LS- Limited Series (1of 25 max.)
  • 1oK- One of a Kind
  • CS- Collectors Series
  • G- Gallery Piece
  • L- Form made to be a lamp with hole in bottom
  • F – Functional piece

2003-2004

Each piece included fired on C Powell signature and in the center the month and year the piece was completed along with a fired on form number at 12 o’clock position. Other marks on bottom of the pot may include:

  • Porcelain body marks appear
  • Small case”u” appears on prototype pieces (unique)

2002

Each piece included fired on C Powell signature and the month and year the piece was completed, used porcelain this year.

1996-2001

Each piece included fired on C Powell signature and the month and year the piece was completed, used white stoneware during this time.

1994-1995

Each piece included incised signature with date, used both dark and white stoneware.

1992-1993

Miniature pots made with a mushroom stamp mark or “CP”. Some stoneware pots made in Arizona with incised signature

1987-1990

College pots made at Edinboro University with incised signature with date or CP Stamp

1982-1986

Incised initials with date, used terra cotta or low fire buff clay

The best way to be sure you have one of my pieces is to send me a photo of the pot and the bottom of the pot.Thank you for your interest – Chris