10 posts tagged William Moorcroft

Collecting Moorcroft Pottery in 2016

In 2016 collecting Moorcroft Pottery remains enormously popular with salerooms seeing quite a broad range of buyers still bidding at auction. With early Moorcroft patterns in the Art Nouveau or Arts & Crafts styles probably the most sought after and some collectors seeking advertising wares or patterns made exclusively for export Continue Reading

Can You Identify this William Moorcroft Bowl Pattern

Please help me Identify this William Moorcroft Bowl Pattern. by Sarah Martyn (Abbotsford, BC, Canada) I bought this beautiful William Moorcroft bowl at a garage sale last year for $2. I knew the name, and thought it was a very pretty piece. The bowl is 10.5 cm diameter, 5 cm tall. None of the local antique "experts" can tell me anything about it. All they say is that it is old, and it's in beautiful shape, and it must be rare because they have never seen that pattern before. The ... Continue Reading

Moorcroft Designs Gallery

Our Moorcroft Designs Gallery giving you a brief look at some examples of Moorcroft pottery patterns and products. The Moorcroft Designs Gallery includes mainly vases in the most popular designs produced by William Moorcroft and Walter Moorcroft. We've also included a few of the more modern designs by the artists from the Moorcroft Design Studio. Including Sally tuffin, Rachel Bishop, Philip Gibson, Emma Bossons and Sian Leeper.   No# Size Moorcroft Dawn ... Continue Reading

Moorcroft Artists

The Original Moorcroft Artists and Designers including William & Walter Moorcroft Other Moorcroft Studio artists include Philip Gibson, Rachel Bishop, Emma Bossons, Nicola Slaney and Sian Leeper. Today, the Moorcroft artists and Studio designers are young and the Moorcroft workforce has an average age of less than 27. There are degrees and master's degrees scattered among them, but a degree is not the only true mark of success. Only at the end of a long road, when the Moorcr... Continue Reading

Moorcroft Pottery

Moorcroft Pottery, its history, artists and superb pottery products. The Moorcroft pottery is one of the last remaining independent art potteries in the world today and still operates out of the original brick factory in Stoke-on-Trent, England Moorcroft uses the proprietary glazes and distinctive slip-trailing methods pioneered by William Moorcroft at the end of the 19th century. This incredibly labor-intensive process produces colourful designs of intricacy, brilliance, and clarity ... 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

Collecting Antique Ceramics

Collecting Antique Ceramics offers the widest range of opportunities for antique collectors, buyers, and sellers. When collecting antique ceramics, you are collecting some of the most delicate, most beautiful and most varied items that manufacturers can produce. There are vastly more antique objects made of pottery, porcelain, earthenware or stoneware than of any other material and you probably have some beautiful antique ceramics in your home. You are more likely to possess antique ... Continue Reading

An Unusual Moorcroft Vase

Help Identifying an Unusual Moorcroft Vase by Mr. F.E.O'Doherty (London, England) I have been asked to sell a number of items belonging to my Mother in law (Yes we actually get on). I could do with some help regarding the age and value, if possible, of this Moorcroft vase. I have included 4 photos of the vase, one of which shows the Moorcroft base marks. The base marks include Moorcroft and Made in England stamped in green and it has 3 blue dots on it. The scribble ... Continue Reading

Large Moorcroft Pomegranate Vase

In packing up my mother's home after her recent death, I came across a Moorcroft Pomegranate vase. I have been researching online but have been unable to find one like this, so I am curious as to it's approximate value. It is 9.5" tall, 4.25" across the base, and 5.5" at it's widest part. It has 5 pomegranates around it, plus what appear to be grapes. From what I have read, I believe it is signed by William Moocroft and is stamped under the signature what appears to be "Potters to ... Continue Reading

William Moorcroft Florian Ware Vase

Hi, I have a beautiful William Moorcroft florian Ware vase and I am reasonably sure it dates to around 1898. It has the William Moorcroft signature mark and the Jas Macintyre & Co. Florian Ware base mark. The William Moorcroft signature is in green and has 'Des' below with Rd No.320468 and 'No.701'. The victorian antique marks page puts the Rd number at around 1898. I'm just wondering if anyone could possibly tell me what pattern the vase is? Thank you, Geraldine Comments ... Continue Reading