Royal Worcester Artist - James Hadley (1837 - 1903)
In the 1850s James Hadley was apprenticed to Kerr & Binns of Worcester. He worked in the modelling department with Edward Locke and the young Thomas Brock.
By 1870 James Hadley had become the principal modeller at Royal Worcester porcelain.
In 1875 he left the Worcester factory and set up his own modelling studio at 95 High Street, Worcester.
Hadley is reputed to have sold the complete output of his factories ornamental vases and ...
Information on the foremost Royal Worcester Artists; everyone from Charles Baldwyn to Hadley, Sebright and Doughty.
Over the years Royal Worcester and all of its many incarnations have employed or been associated with some of the best and most innovate ceramics artists.
The artists detailed below are currently a very small selection of these but we hope to grow this list extensively over the years.
Although Worcester porcelain takes a great many skilled hands to manufacture, from around ...
Charles Noke was Royal Doultons premier designer and modeller.
Here we examine why and Charles Noke's life, his work, the Doulton relationship and his history.
In 1899 the Doulton studio recruited a young designer by the name of Charles Noke.
He is now regarded as the brainchild behind Royal Doulton seriesware, a range of products were standard blank pottery shapes (everything from plates to jugs, bowls to vases and teapots) could be decorated with a consistent theme.
Initially, Charles ...
Most popular of all of Charles Noke’s work are his figurines. His Doulton Character Jugs and Toby Jugs are also highly collectable as are his Doulton Flambe glazes, Chang ware and the excellent Chinese Jade that is very popular with Doulton collectors
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