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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 PRATTWARE FIGURE OF A GRIFFIN C1790
English pottery figure of a griffin (half lion half eagle).The figure is well colored in the typical Prattware palette. The head of the griffin sports a candle holder which adds a rather bizarre and comical twist to the piece. Antique English pott...
Dimensions: 10.50 inch high
ANTIQUE ENGLISH POTTERY PRATTWARE JUG WITH IMAGES OF BIRDS C1795
Antique English pottery pitcher decorated with naive images of birds in Pratt Colors. Pearlware glaze,Staffordshire or Yorkshire pottery.
Dimensions: 7.25 inch wide
gbp 1850.00 (Pound Sterling)