An Unusual Australian Pot

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An Unusual Australian Pot

Post by Watto » July 16th, 2015, 9:20 pm

I acquired this pot some time ago just because it is an old Australian made pot. It is distinctive and a bit unusual and I don't know what I would plant in it. It is by B F Findley and would be quite old now, but I don't know for sure its age.
If anyone can suggest a plant that might suit it please let me know.
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Re: An Unusual Australian Pot

Post by Boics » July 16th, 2015, 10:34 pm

Looks like art to me.
No need for a tree! Display and enjoy!
One of the fabulous things about growing bonsai is as you get old and decrepit your trees get old and beautiful

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Re: An Unusual Australian Pot

Post by RogerW » July 16th, 2015, 10:47 pm

Bruce Findlay was the potter at Clay Express, I think at Cabramatta. I believe he was active as a potter up to the late 1980s - early 1990s. he then moved to Bungendore and gave up potting to do metal work

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Re: An Unusual Australian Pot

Post by Andrew Legg » July 17th, 2015, 7:54 am

I'm going to suggest either a red flowering Callistamon little john, or a deep blue/purple flowering Wisteria.

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Re: An Unusual Australian Pot

Post by Watto » July 17th, 2015, 5:38 pm

I remember buying a pot from him when he was at Bungendore, but this one only came into the collection last year.
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Re: An Unusual Australian Pot

Post by Thymetraveller » April 10th, 2016, 9:25 am

I think it's beautiful.
Have you planted it yet?
What did you go for?
I could see a pomegranate in there....the colour reminds me of the leaves as they turn.

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Re: An Unusual Australian Pot

Post by Beaumatsu2 » April 11th, 2016, 10:16 pm

Such a beautiful pot! I wish I had it in my collection.


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Re: An Unusual Australian Pot

Post by Watto » April 12th, 2016, 7:27 am

Its still on the shelf at the moment.
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Re: An Unusual Australian Pot

Post by Jonden » April 12th, 2016, 9:01 am

I have a couple of Findlay pots, very unusual glazes, one is purple with blue runs on it. I have difficulty finding trees to suit also.

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