Rare Australian Coo-ee Pottery 77 Tea Pot Handmade John Lucas Earthenware
Rare Australian Coo-ee Pottery 77 Tea Pot Handmade John Lucas Earthenware. John Lucas (1937-), the son of. Irene Lucas the founder of Daisy Ware Pottery. He became interested in clay when his mother took up pottery in the mid-1950s. After leaving school, he experimented with stoneware and worked at the Bowral Brickworks as a burner, in between times working with his father in the building trade as a tiler. In 1965, after acquiring some land next to his mother's pottery just south of Mittagong, NSW, he registered the Coo-ee Pottery and began producing slip-cast earthenware jugs, teapots, canisters etc. Some decorated with Australian wildflowers. This information comes from Dorothy Johnston's. More People's Potteries Stories. 17-18, and also from a printed pamphlet written by his daugher Juanita Lucas in c. At that time he had just started firing again using bisque left over from the mid-2000s. Works may be marked with an incised'Coo-ee Pottery','Coo-ee Pottery Australia' or'Coo-ee Pottery Australia J Lucas'.