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Prattware English Pottery

ENGLISH AND SCOTTISH Circa 1780 - 1840

The term Prattware is derived from the name of the potter inventor of the technique Felix Pratt who was based in Staffordshire.

The light earthenware body is decorated in a palette of oxide colours comprising, cobalt blue, yellow-ochre, manganese, brown and a rather sludgy green. These colours are applied underneath a pearlware glaze. Items decorated in this colour palette are termed generically as Prattware. Many factories produced Prattware pottery in locations such as Staffordshire, Yorkshire, South Wales and the North East of England.

John and Griselda Lewis wrote the most famous reference book on the subject and is the most comprehensive work on the subject produced to date and is titled: Pratt Ware (English and Scottish relief decorated and underglaze coloured earthenware 1780-1840).

Antique English pottery prattware figure of a boy with dog .Staffordshire

Reference: 3117

Prattware figure of a boy standing holding a dog. The figure woul date to the c1790/1800 period. Very fine modelling and good Pratt type colours. The figure is standing on a high stiff leave decorated base.

Dimensions: 7.50 inch high

Price: gbp 1650.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2590.5 (US Dollars)

English pottery prattware teapot circa 1810 period.

Reference: 3362

A fine antique English pottery teapot relief moulded with pratt colours. An elegant piece with attention to detail, understated style with a centre panel of a butterfly.

Dimensions: 5.75 inch high 9.50 inch wide

Price: gbp 1350.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2119.5 (US Dollars)

English pottery prattware pitcher with farm yard scene dated 17909

Reference: 3311

Antique English pottery pitcher with images of cattle, figures of attendents and farming implements all decorated in prattware colours. The central cartouch under the spout has the letter "B" in script and the date 1799. A wonderful primitive r...

Dimensions: 8 inch high

Price: gbp 1750.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2747.5 (US Dollars)

Prattware pottery commemorative Admiral Duncan English pottery late 18th century

Reference: 3160

A good early crisp Admiral Duncan Commemorative pitcher in English Prattware pottery. The jug has a good glaze, sharp relief molding and strong Pratt colours.

Dimensions: 5 inch high

Price: gbp 650.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1020.5 (US Dollars)

Antique English pottery Prattware loving cup c1810

Reference: 3231

A good antique pottery Prattware loving cup painted with rural village scenes. Early 19th century.

Dimensions: 5.25 inch high

Price: gbp 775.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1216.75 (US Dollars)

Antique Yorkshire or Staffordshire pottery figure of pug dogs head in the form o...

Reference: 3162

A very rare English pottery snuff box in the form a pug dogs head. The pottery figure is decorated in underglaze Pratt type colours, the hinged original cover is pewter. Interestingly the name "Rose" is decorated on the inside of the snuff box an...

Dimensions: 2 inch high 2 inch wide

Price: gbp 1750.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2747.5 (US Dollars)

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