Porcelain has been widely-made in Britain for over
260 years, and as a result it would be a little impractical to include pages dedicated to all the multifarious manufactories from West Pans (Musselburgh) to Plymouth geographically, and Aynsley China to Zachariah Boreman alphabetically. It would be nice to accumulate enough stock from each source to justify a page for each, but we're unlikely to ever have the warehouse space to make this possible ! Until we acquire such an enormous facility, and are able to individually feature Burmantoft, Dudson, Edwards, Finney and their cohorts then we'll have to make do with this selection as one eclectic tribute to them all...
A Very Fine Miles Mason Porcelain Tea Cup and Saucer c1812,Mason Porcelain and Ironstone 1796- 1853. Haggar R and Adams E plate 39 . Also Staffordshire Porcelain Godden G (editor) for a Bute shape cup, saucer and coffee can in this pattern. page 174 plate
A Coalport Porcelain Campana Vase 1815-20. Campanas featuring sea shells are relatively rare whilst invariably more readily associated with the Worcester factories of Flight and Barr as well as Chamberlains. The finest examples emanating from the decorati
A Charming Two Piece Porcelain Pastille Burner c1840. This is the most charming pastille burner we have seen for many years. The out of scale doves on the roof and the house martins nests under the eaves of the thatched roof represent an English rural idy
Pansy was originally introduced in 1911, whilst William Moorcroft was in the employ of James Macintyre and Co ,and the range was initially retailed by Liberty and Co then others. In 1913 Moorcroft had set up his own state of the art pottery in Sandbach Ro
See Geoffrey Godden Staffordshire Porcelain page 256 plate 395 and page 256 for a discussion of this vase during which Mr Godden explains that in previous years he had mistakenly attributed it to the Daniel factory based on the quality of the flower pai