7 posts tagged Royal Academy

Worcester’s Charles Baldwyn

Royal Worcester Artist - Charles Henry Clifford Baldwyn (1843-1913) Few royal worcester artists are better known than Charles Baldwyn,(Charley). His paintings of swans in flight on royal worcester vases are instantly recognisable as his signature pieces. Charles Baldwyn was born in 1859, the son of worcester piano tuner and skilled musician Henry Baldwyn. Charles Baldwyn started work at the worcester factory at the age of fifteen and as with all young artists he spent his first year doing ... Continue Reading

Derby Porcelain Gallery

A varied selection of Derby Porcelain products both antique and modern By Derby artists and designers that exemplify the Derby style. Porcelain plates, figures and vases that demonstrate the superb quality of Royal Crown Derby products. Not all Derby products are as collectible as the items featured below and most are well within range of any porcelain collectors budget. The products we feature here are simply used to demonstrate what you could find. If you search hard enough. William ... Continue Reading

Antique Terms (M)

The Antique Marks Glossary covering Antique Terms (M) Here you will find antique terms and related words beginning with the letter 'M' including definitions and short histories covering everything from MacIntyre to the Martin Brothers, Moorcroft, Minton and Musket. Listed alphabetically, so simply scroll through or use the search function to find the word or term you are looking for. macheleid, georg heinrich (ceramics - porcelain re-invention - thuringian) Georg Heinrich Macheleid ... Continue Reading

Mark V. Marshall

Doultons Mark Marshall like George Tinworth, trained at the Lambeth school of Art After training at Lambeth he moved on to work at a local masons yard During this period he also helped at the Martin Brother's pottery until 1874, when he joined Royal Doulton. Mark Marshall's work is some of the boldest and most exuberant ever produced at the Doulton Art Pottery. Many of his pieces undoubtedly owe much to the Martin brothers, with grotesque and fanciful animals modeled in high relief and ... Continue Reading

Florence Barlow

Royal Doultons Florence Barlow is one of Doultons most popular and most collectable artists. Florence was born in 1856 at Hadlam, Hertfordshire, England. Florence Barlow was employed at the Doulton Lambeth Art Studio from 1873, producing her renowned bird, animal and floral studies for nearly forty years. Florence and her sister Hannah worked together and the two women were prominent in the field of decorative arts long before Clarice Cliff and Susie Cooper. Yet they are only now being ... Continue Reading

George Tinworth

Royal Doultons George Tinworth was their most important designer of decorative vases, jugs and humorous figures and animals. George Tinworth (1843 - 1913), was born in Walworth in 1843 the son of a wheelwright. George was supposed to work with his father but he liked to spend his time carving bits of wood. George Tinworth's talent as a modeller and potter were recognised by J. C. L. Sparkes, the headmaster at Lambeth School of Art, where Tinworth, having pawned his overcoat to pay for his ... Continue Reading

Coin Reviews: Saint-Gaudens Twenty Dollar Gold Piece

Requested by President Theodore Roosevelt, the Augustus Saint-Gaudens obverse design on the twenty dollar gold piece was considered so beautiful and became so popular that it was re-used on gold bullion coins struck by the U.S. Mint from 1986 onwards. Continue Reading