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Anne Potts

British 20th century studio female potter, worked as studio manager for Bullers Studio Pottery from the age 16,  from 1934 to 1939.

Anne Potts also known as Annie Potts attended the Burslem School of Art under Gordon Forsyth and was recommended by Gordon for her to take on the role of studio manager even at such a young age due to her natural talent as a potter.

Staffordshire Past Track is managed by Staffordshire County Council's Archives & Heritage Service online and describes:

"Bullers art potter studio was set up in 1934. Its was a collaboration between Gordon Forsyth, Superintendent of Art Education for the City of Stoke-on-Trent and Guy Harris, the chemist for Bullers, it resulted in the opening of an art pottery studio at Bullers. The studio was initially led by Anne Potts (only 16 when she took on the role) until 1939 and then by Agnete Hoy from 1940 until 1952 when the studio was closed for financial reasons and after the loss of key personnel. The company was later consolidated into Allied Insulators, which ceased production at Milton in 2001."