Blue and white ware was, and still is, a staple product of the UK pottery industry.
One of the most famous patterns is ‘ Denmark’ or ‘Blue Denmark’ produced by Furnivals
(1913) Ltd in imitation of the Royal Copenhagen Porcelain Factory’s original. Read
more about the Denmark pattern...
Harold Taylor Robinson’s achievements, and notoriety, puts many modern entrepreneurs
to shame. He is one of the least known, but most influential figures of the 20th
Century UK pottery industry. Read more of H. T. Robinson ...
Ascertaining the date of production of a piece is integral to its collectability
and marketability, but is often a challenge - even for a manufacturer as well known
and well documented as Doulton & Co Ltd. Here is a guide to dating the earthenware
and bone china tableware produced at the Nile St, Burslem, factory from 1882 to 2005.
Read more on dating Doulton...
Stonehenge was a shape born to be great. It connected with, and has come to exemplify
the spirit of the 1970s when public interest turned to self-sufficiency and concern
for environmental issues first came to the fore. Read more about Midwinter Pottery’s
Imari Ware is the Japanese porcelain produced in the locality of Arita in southern
Japan and exported, from circa 1650, around the world through the nearby port of
Imari. Read more about Imari Ware ...