John Howard
The Antique English Pottery Specialist
Heritage, 6 Market Place, Woodstock, OX20 1TA | +44 (0)1993 812580 | +44 (0)7831 850544
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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.

Naive earthenware scrafitto decorated pot South West England early 19thc

Reference: 3080

A naive country slipware earthenware pottery pot with charming graffito decoration of birds and leaves. It is likely that this piece would originally have a cover now lacking. Probably the work of the Fishley family of potters who were based in ...

Dimensions: 5.75 inch high

Price: gbp 1380.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2359.8 (US Dollars)

Pair of felsparic stoneware pottery hound head stirrup cups early 19thc English...

Reference: 2909

A rare pair of hound head stirrup cups in with a felsparic stoneware body. The figures are extremely well modelled with good attention to detail. Very unusual for a pair to survive together for over 200 years.

Dimensions: 5 inch wide

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

Pink Luster pottery pitcher North East England early 19th century

Reference: 2899

Antique English pottery pink splash luster pitcher. The jug is decorated with underglaze transfer prints one of a sailing ship and the other with a poem. Newcastle or Garrison Pottery Sunderland North East England.

Dimensions: 7.50 inch high

Price: gbp 885.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1513.35 (US Dollars)

English or Welsh antique mocha ware pottery tankard circa 1800

Reference: 3028

A fine antique pottery mocha tankard with engine turned bands in the centre of the body. This unusual feature ( the bands are usually present on the rims) gives extra appeal to the simple but sublime decoration. The tankard is very finely potte...

Dimensions: 5 inch high

Price: gbp 1450.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2479.5 (US Dollars)

English pottery dessert service with botanicals, Don Pottery Yorkshire early 19t...

Reference: 2883

A fine antique English pottery dessert service from the Don Pottery Yorrkshire. The various plates and dishes are beautifully decorated with botanical bouquets. The bouquets are a charming feature of some of the Don pottery output and to date the...

Price: gbp 13500.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 23085 (US Dollars)

Antique English pottery box Bristol early 19th century

Reference: 2857

A fine antique pottery box from the Bristol Pottery with a profusion of hand painted flowers and leaves in the Fyfield manner. The condition of the enamels are a joy with virtually no abrasions or damages. The base has two compartments and the co...

Dimensions: 2 inch high

Price: gbp 1850.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 3163.5 (US Dollars)

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