John Howard
The Antique English Pottery Specialist
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19th Century English Pottery - Lustreware, Pearlware, Creamware

Circa 1800-35

The early part of the 19th century is a very rich time for English, Welsh, and Scottish Pottery. Hundreds of potters were busy producing decorative and functional wares for the exploding population.

Many of these wares were mass-produced and marketed to the ordinary working family. High quality tableware and decorative items were made for the more aspiring and affluent middle and upper classes. Large country homes and elegant town houses occupied by the new industrialists, financiers and rural elite who wishes to impress bought fine examples of pottery from the classic potters of the time such as Spode, Davenport, Masons, Mayer, Wedgwood, Herculaneum, Don and countless other factories.

Underglaze blue and white transferware was very popular and much produced by numerous factories often illustrating idyllic rural scenes and romantic ruins in foreign lands.

New techniques such as items decorated in lustre were introduced and one of our specialisation’s is pink and silver lustre objects from the circa 1820/35 period. These pieces can form a stunning assemblage and are often used by interior designers to create a statement in a room.

The pink splash lustre decorated pitchers are made in the North East of England in the Newcastle and Sunderland area. The silver lustre ware was produced mainly in Staffordshire and Yorkshire. Some fine examples also came from the famous Dillwyn and Glamorgan Potteries in South Wales.

Antique English pottery plaque portraying the figure of Langan the Irish boxer

Reference: 2166

A rare antique English pottery commemorative plaque with an underglaze black and white transfer print of the famous Irish boxer Jack Langan. His fight with the English boxer Spring caused a sensation with their epic bare knuckle match staged in Ja...

Dimensions: 7.50 inch high

Price: gbp 885.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1416 (US Dollars)

Peace Accord at Amiens covered large jar and cover by Wedgwood and Co.

Reference: 1923

A large English pottery jar and cover commemorating the peace accord signed at Amiens. This piece is attributed to Wedgwood and Co who had potteries at Ferrybridge in Yorkshire and Staffordshire.The jar is decorated in an underglaze transfer pat...

Dimensions: 15 inch high

Price: gbp 1150.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1840 (US Dollars)

Antique pottery creamware mochaware jardiniere early 19th century English or Fr...

Reference: 2094

A fine example of a creamware mochaware jardiniere with a deep caramel colour ground and decorated with "mocha trees". The jardiniere is a good size and highly decorative with ambience.

Dimensions: 7 inch high

Price: gbp 1150.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1840 (US Dollars)

English earthneware slipware jar initialled and date MMR 1824

Reference: 2075

A good example of a slip decorated earthenware jar with the initials MMR and the date 1824. The slip decoration is applied profusely all over the jar which renders it a very decorative and interesting piece of pottery. It is possible that the ja...

Dimensions: 8.75 inch high

Price: gbp 1375.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2200 (US Dollars)

Antique Staffordshire pottery grape shaped tureen, pearlware circa 1800

Reference: 1930

Antique English Staffordshire pottery grape shaped tureen and over. The tureen is modelled with the base joined to the vine leaf with a seperate cover. Very rare decorative and collectors item from over 200 years ago. The tureen and cover are i...

Dimensions: 4.50 inch high 7.50 inch wide

Price: gbp 1175.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1880 (US Dollars)

Antique Staffordshire pottery pearlware whistle circa 1810 English

Reference: 1895

Antique Staffordshire pottery pearlware whistle circa 1810 English. A rare survivor this wonderful piece is well decoated in enamel colours with a pearlware glaze. The whistle is nicely designed with a classic cherub's head a special feature. Th...

Dimensions: 4.50 inch wide

Price: gbp 885.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1416 (US Dollars)

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