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 Mortlake London stoneware tankard early 19th century

Reference: 2637

A fine Mortlake London tankard with an original white metal band at the rim. The tankard has a central panel of the "Punch Party" with various other sprigs of two riders,hounds chasing a stag, trees and a figure of a "beater". The tankard is pr...

Dimensions: 8.50 inch high

Price: gbp 3450.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 5899.5 (US Dollars)

Antique English slipware pottery dish circa 1840

Reference: 2559

Antique English slipware pottery dish circa 1840. The dish is a very rare size with unusual and decorative application of the slip.

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

Antique pottery pearlware charger with Peafowl English early 19th century

Reference: 2556

Antique pottery pearlware charger with Peafowl English early 19th century. This rare blue edged piece is in very fine clean order with excellent rendition of the peafowl in the center panel. The orange head and cowlick like crest suggested to th...

Price: gbp 1675.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2864.25 (US Dollars)

Antique British pottery silver luster resist decorated pitcher with a canary yel...

Reference: 2549

Antique British pottery silver luster resist decorated pitcher with a canary yellow ground circa 1820. The resist decoration is of the highest quality. Attribution of this type of ware is often impossible as similar pieces were made in Staffordshi...

Dimensions: 7 inch high

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

Antique Derbyshire Briddon pottery saltglaze toast rack c1825

A fine example from the Brampton Briddon Pottery in Derbyshire England of a brown stoneware toast rack. Fine quality modelling with the classic Derbyshire saltglaze

Dimensions: 9 inch wide

Price: gbp 775.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1325.25 (US Dollars)

Antique creamware mug Present for William English pottery period late 18th centu...

Reference: 2472

A fine antique creamware bodied mug finely decorated by hand with the inscription "A Present for William". This little gem dates to the late 18th century and emanated from a Staffordshire or Yorkshire pottery.

Dimensions: 2.75 inch high

Price: gbp 585.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1000.35 (US Dollars)

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