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 Staffordshire pottery plaque Gretna Green wedding with blacksmith and ma...

Reference: 2314

A rare antique period Staffordshire potter pearlware plaque. The scene is a wedding at the blacksmith's at Gretna Green located on the Scottish English border. The plaque is relief molded and strongly decorated with enamel colours.

Dimensions: 7 inch high 9 inch wide

Price: gbp 875.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1496.25 (US Dollars)

Antique English pottery pearlware pitcher with figures of a youth and his dog th...

Reference: 2446

A highly decorative and rare Staffordshire pottery pitcher exceptionally well decorated. One side shows a standing figure of a youth with a top hat walking with his dog in an English rural landscape the decoration is typical English style of the l...

Dimensions: 10 inch high

Price: gbp 2450.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 4189.5 (US Dollars)

Antique Staffordshire pottery oval plaque with figure of a bull , pearlware galz...

Reference: 2312

Antique Staffordshire pottery oval beeded border plaque with the figure of a bull standing in a meadow with trees. Pearlware glaze relief molded decoration with applied enamel colours.

Dimensions: 6 inch high

Price: gbp 1100.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1881 (US Dollars)

Antique Scottish pottery pearlware plaque "Babes in the Wood" c1825

Reference: 2434

A fine and rare antique Scottish pottery relief molded plaque with image of the babes in the wood. There is strong attention to detail and the quality of decoration is exceptional. A host of Robins are shown around the border. The 16th century ...

Dimensions: 9 inch high 11 inch wide

Price: gbp 2250.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 3847.5 (US Dollars)

Massive size prattware pitcher with amorial, prancing horse and dated 1805 initi...

Reference: 2430

A stunning and very rare prattware pottery pitcher.Bears the initials J F B and dated 1805 under which is a figure of a prancing horse. A striking feature of the pitcher is the impressive amorial crests which are painted on each side of the piec...

Dimensions: 12 inch high

Price: gbp 5750.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 9832.5 (US Dollars)

Pair of antique canary yellow pitcher with silver luster decoration with images ...

Pair of antique canary yellow pitchers with silver luster decoration with images of gentries country houses c1820. This pair are in fine condition, they can be purchased separately although they really do make a handsome pair and have journeyed...

Price: gbp 950.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1624.5 (US Dollars)

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