Learn about Preston, Reg

Reg Preston was born in 1917, Australia. He studied sculpture at Westminster School of Art, London but is self-taught as a ceramicist. His first solo exhibition was in Melbourne in 1958. He was a founder of the Potters' Cottage, Warrandyte, Victoria in 1958, where he has taught part-time. During the 1960s Preston and his wife produced a line of pottery under the name “Ceres". He switched to stoneware in the mid 1960s and continued working well into the 1980s. His work can be found in the Art Gallery of Western Australia and the National Gallery of Victoria as well as regional galleries. Reg Preston died in 2000.
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Reg Preston large square form platter with marbled iron glaze, 39 cm, 6 cm high

Reg Preston (1917-2000), shallow platter with decorative glaze, glazed stoneware, artist's signature to base 'Preston'. Diameter 45.5 cm

Australian Pottery: Allan Lowe baluster shaped pottery vase with incised vertical marks, yellow glaze (signed) 18 cm, small chip to rim and some crazing; PPP (Premier Preston Pottery) bowl, unusual all-over black speckled glaze. Two slight chips or scuffs

Reg Preston, ceramic vase, of bulbous octagonal form, narrowed to lip with tonal glaze in brown and grey, painted to base 'Preston'. Height 16 cm

Reg Preston, (1917 - 2000) Victoria, globular stoneware bottle vase, decorated with brown and rust stylised decoration, impressed mark and painted signature. Height 37 cm.

Reg Preston (1917 - 2000) Victoria, globular, faceted stoneware bottle shaped vase decorated with brown, rust and black stylised foliate decoration, impressed mark and painted signature. Height 31 cm.

Reg Preston, large bowl, painted 'Preston' to the base. Diameter 40 cm

Reg Preston, large rectangular vase, 1969, painted and dated 'Preston 69' to the base, artist's monogram to side. Height 50 cm

Reg Preston, tall bottle vase, painted 'Preston' to the base. Height 60 cm

Reg Preston, casserole dish, painted 'Preston' to the base. Diameter 21 cm

Reg Preston, blue lidded vase, painted 'Preston' to base with impressed seal, 15 cm diameter x 27 cm high

Reg Preston, cream and red lidded vase, together with a cream and red pot, pot with impressed seal, vase painted 'Preston' to base

Reg Preston plate, glazed stoneware signed 'Preston' to the base. Height 9.5 cm. Diameter 41 cm

Reg Preston, two (2) pottery serving plates, one circular, yellow glazed decorated with aboriginal style animals, the other oval shaped with birds and berries on a green and yellow ground. Both signed. 27 and 27 cm