John Howard
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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).

English pottery plaque with figures of two lions Pratt ware antique period early...

Reference: 2307

Antique English pottery plaque modelled in relief, figures of two slumbering lions decorated with Pratt colours. Early 19th century.

Dimensions: 8 inch high 10 inch wide

Price: gbp 1150.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1794 (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 2145 (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 2316.6 (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 1450.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2262 (US Dollars)

Antique pottery prattware plaques commemorative King George 111 and Queen Charl...

Reference: 2522

A rare pair of antique pottery prattware plaques with relief molded decoration of the heads of King George 111 and his Queen Charlotte. A rare opportunity to acquire a true period pair of the English monarchs.George III, unlike his father and gra...

Dimensions: 4 inch high

Price: gbp 2250.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 3510 (US Dollars)

Antique Prattware English pottery plaque with applied images of rural sports and...

Reference: 2301

An interesting Prattware English pottery plaque with applied sprig decoration connected with rural sports but with the curious addition of figures of cherubs. The plaque has a beaded border with restrained application of the oxide colours associat...

Dimensions: 5.75 inch high 8 inch wide

Price: gbp 1400.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2184 (US Dollars)

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