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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 fox head stirrup cup in pratt colours circa 1800

Reference: 2980

A fine antique English pottery pratt coloured fox head stirrup cup.

Dimensions: 5 inch high

Price: gbp 1400.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2394 (US Dollars)

Antique English pottery Prattware Quintels early 19th century

Reference: 2938

A good and very fine pair of antique English pottery quintels decorated in Pratt colours. Decorated simply with flowers, the vases have a stylish and clean line.

Dimensions: 8 inch high

Price: gbp 1750.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2992.5 (US Dollars)

Antique English pottery prattware chamber candlestick circa 1810

Reference: 2896

Antique English pottery prattware chamber candlestick. This is a very rare form in prattware. The piece has strong pratt colours in underglaze oxides and is well formed, a very pleasing previously unrecorded example.

Dimensions: 5 inch high

Price: gbp 1375.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2351.25 (US Dollars)

English pottery prattware love token late 18th century

Reference: 2884

A very rare antique pottery prattware relief modeled heart shaped love token. The token has possibly been adapted from a mold originally intended as a perfume bottle. The love token could be sewn onto material possibly on a dress, shawl or handb...

Dimensions: 3.50 inch high

Price: gbp 1150.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1966.5 (US Dollars)

Antique English or Welsh Prattware 14 inch diameter silver shape charger antique...

Reference: 2817

A fine Prattware pottery silver shape charger is wonderful clean condition. The central panel is elegantly decorated with a view of manor house with trees. My qualified attribution is Swansea pottery.

Price: gbp 1750.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2992.5 (US Dollars)

Antique English pottery Prattware sauce boat early 19th century, Staffordshire o...

Reference: 2652

A rare English pottery pratt coloured sauce boat in the form of a swan at the tail and a fox at the head. This bizarre combination of figures gives a touch of the absurd to the piece which only adds to its charm. Staffordshire or Yorkshire potte...

Dimensions: 4.50 inch high 8 inch wide

Price: gbp 1485.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2539.35 (US Dollars)

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