John Howard
The Antique English Pottery Specialist
Heritage, 6 Market Place, Woodstock, OX20 1TA | +44 (0)1993 812580 | +44 (0)7831 850544
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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.

English Devon pottery cider jug inscribed Farmers Arms and dated 1829

Reference: 1395

Antique west country Devon earthenware pitcher with Farmers Arms and Tavern related motifs and dated 1829. The pitcher has a wonderful glaze with a cream slip border at the rim. There are naively executed images of a drinking glass and pipe toge...

Dimensions: 9 inch high

Price: gbp 2000.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 3200 (US Dollars)

Antique English pottery model of a shoe in pearlware from Staffordshire England ...

Reference: 1393

Early 19th century antique pottery model of a shoe with a pearlware glaze and strong vibrant enamels colours. Such pieces are increasingly rare on the market and this is a very fine and defined example.

Dimensions: 4 inch high

Price: gbp 585.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 936 (US Dollars)

Six antique English pottery green glaze plates from the Herculaneum pottery in L...

Reference: 1433

Set of six antique green glaze pottery plates from the famous Herculaneum Pottery in Liverpool. The plates have a wonderful green glaze over a well defined relief molded pattern of leaves. There is a slight variation in the green glazes which ad...

Price: gbp 1100.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 1760 (US Dollars)

Antique Staffordshire porcelain pastille burner "Cottage Ornee" c1835

Reference: 1252

A good example of a Staffordshire porcelain pastille burner in the form of a romantic cottage. These Staffordshire pieces are sometimes refered to as "cottage ornee's". The pastille burner is complete with its original slider which was used for ...

Price: gbp 1450.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2320 (US Dollars)

Admiral Nelson Commemorative tankard English Creamware pottery 1805

Reference: 0845

Antique English creamware pottery tankard in very fine condition commemorating Admiral Nelson. The underglaze transfer print of Nelson is well executed and decorated with coloured enamels. The image of Nelson is idealized to a point beyond recog...

Dimensions: 5.50 inch high

Price: gbp 1800.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2880 (US Dollars)


Reference: 1117

A good example of a mochaware tavern tankard decorated on the blue ground with the "earth-worm" pattern

Dimensions: 6 inch high

Price: gbp 1450.00 (Pound Sterling)
USD 2320 (US Dollars)

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