Bennetts Magill Pottery is a ceramics company based in Adelaide, South Australia, that was founded in the late 1880s by Charles Bennett. In the early years, Bennetts Magill Pottery produced a range of domestic items such as teapots, jugs, and vases, using both local and imported clay. Their pieces were known for their simple, functional design and high quality.
During World War II, Bennetts Magill Pottery shifted its focus to producing utility wares for the armed forces. This included items such as mess tins, water bottles, and lamp bases, which were used by Australian troops in the Pacific theater.
After the war, Bennetts Magill Pottery returned to producing domestic wares, and began to experiment with new forms and glazes. They developed a range of innovative designs, including the popular "Bennett's Blue" range, which featured a distinctive blue and white glaze.
The company is still in operation and is currently more...
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