Antiques and Collectables Ceramics and Pottery in the Best of the Web UK Directory

Antiques and Collectables Ceramics and Pottery

Ashtead Potters Limited

Displays galleries of pieces made by the pottery in Ashtead, Surrey, the history of the company, and marks and model codes. Includes pages showing genuine and fake Christopher Robin items.

Asiatic Pheasants

Information on the history and development of the Asiatic Pheasant transfer printed china pattern, made by many British potters. With maker initials and marks, advice for collectors, and pottery terms.

Carlton Ware World

Member-run club for collectors and enthusiasts of Carlton Ware. Includes types of ware, backstamps, fakes, registered designs information, galleries, videos and a newsletter archive.

Clarice Cliff Collectors Club

Provides a history of the club, membership information, and resources which include patterns and shapes, and a sample of the newsletter.

The Clarice Cliff Website

Offers a factory history, a gallery of old photographs and pieces, a description of patterns, and links to the site's forums, some of which require paid membership.

Collecting Doulton & Beswick Collectors Club

Independent magazine for collectors presents a download of a sample issue, subscription information and back issues.

Derby Porcelain International Society

Promotes research into, and appreciation of Derby porcelain and other Derbyshire ceramics of all periods. Provides articles on porcelain and pottery companies, society publications, news and events.

Edward Radford Pottery

An introduction to the handpainted pottery of Edward Radford, who worked in Burslem from the 1920's onwards. Shows galleries of Radford pieces, with notes, patterns, shapes and basemarks.

The English Ceramic Circle

Organisation dedicated to the study of British ceramics and enamels.

Friends of Blue

Exists to study under-glaze blue decoration using a transfer print, a technique developed in Britain in the 1750s. Includes examples of wares and excerpts from bulletins.

Goss Collectors' Club

Society for collectors of Goss, also known as crested china, produced by the Falcon Pottery. Includes background information, a gallery, events, traders, and details of monthly postal auctions including unsold lots.

Gray's Pottery

A collection of articles, galleries, and other resources to celebrate the centenary of the founding of the pottery, which became the Portmeirion Pottery in 1960.

The History of the Feeding Bottle

Includes a history, articles, galleries of feeders, bottles, contraptions, dummies, catalogue pages, and baby food tins.

Honiton Pottery Collectors’ Society

Displays information on the potteries that interest members, a gallery of over 300 images and a reference section.

Hornsea Museum

Yorkshire museum shows information on their displays and includes a section on the history of the Hornsea Pottery.

Myott Collectors Club

Information on Myott art deco ceramics, Goldscheider, Cunard, and post war floral gilt ware, and tranferware. Includes the Myott story and Myott marks.

The Potteries

Local history site for Stoke on Trent which includes an A-Z of local pottery companies with trade names, marks and dates, a history of the pottery industry in the area, pictures and people.

Pottery Studio

Knowledge base for collectors, students and lovers of all kinds of pottery. Contains extensive information split into three categories: pots, potters and potteries.

Shelley Group

For collectors of Shelley china and pottery,and Wileman collectors and enthusiasts. Includes pages on history, backstamps, clubs in other countries and sites of interest.

Shelley Vogue and Mode

The classic art deco china from Shelley. Includes a pattern book, specials and seconds, buy, sell and swap pages, and a photo gallery.

Susie Cooper

Presents a biography of the ceramic designer, shapes and factory marks, and a variety of articles including one on fakes and reproductions.

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