John Howard
The Antique English Pottery Specialist
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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 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 2160.5 (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 3352.5 (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 2086 (US Dollars)

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

Reference: 2430

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

Dimensions: 12 inch high

Price: gbp 5750.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 8567.5 (US Dollars)

Antique pottery prattware clock group with figures in the form of a money bank....

Reference: 2171

Antique English prattware clock figure money box from Yorkshire in the early 19th century period. The piece is modelled with a central longcase clock and flanked by figures of a lady with a great hat and a rather weary looking farmer. The figure...

Dimensions: 8.75 inch high

Price: gbp 2250.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 3352.5 (US Dollars)

Antique English prattware pottery Toby Jug early 19th century period

Reference: 1916

A fine and good quality antique English pottery toby jug strongly decorated in Pratt colors.

Dimensions: 10 inch high

Price: gbp 1600.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2384 (US Dollars)

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