127 posts tagged porcelain

Pottery Marks Identification Guide & Index

A collection of pottery marks using photos and images from our antique collection For easy reference and as a quick guide to the possible attribution of your latest porcelain collectible or pottery marks. The marks listed below are grouped as far as was possible in a logical order, with similar signs, graphics, shapes, etc grouped together. We have tried to include as many ceramics and pottery marks as possible, but also tried to avoid too much duplication. Scan the index of this ... Continue Reading

Antiques Roadshow: Antiques, Collectibles & Heirlooms

Your Antiques Roadshow ... As Antique Collectors we love nothing more than discovering antiques and finding out what a particular antique is or where an antique came from. We all learn from each other and our antique finds help us recall how we discovered the age or value of an antique and remember the history behind it. And if you're anything like us, nothing is more interesting than hearing how another keen antique collector stumbled across a rare find. So, we've setup The Antiques ... Continue Reading

Sevres Porcelain – One for Porcelain Collectors to Look Out For

From 1738 and the Marquis Orry de Fulvy, to Napoleon's reign and still to the present day Sevres Porcelain has been among the finest porcelain in the World. Serious porcelain collectors should always be on the look out for any Sevres pieces they can add to their collection. Continue Reading

Worcester Antiques Shop

Worcester Porcelain Collectibles at the Royal Worcester Antiques Shop As the oldest continuously operating ceramics factory in the UK, Royal Worcester antiques come in a wide variety of quality porcelain products. Including the ever popular blue and white porcelain from the 1st period and Dr Wall era. Also offering highly collectable Worcester antiques in the much sought after Worcester Fruit painted porcelain category and an endless stream of beautifully hand painted porcelain by ... Continue Reading

Royal Worcester Gallery

Royal Worcester Gallery - a brief look at examples of Worcester porcelain. We've included the Royal Worcester Gallery to give you a brief look at a few examples of good quality Royal Worcester Porcelain. Quality porcelain from the oldest, continuously operating English porcelain factory still in production today. The Worcester Gallery includes items from renowned artists like Walter Sedgley, the Stintons, The Doughty sisters and many more. We will add to it as we can and when we ... Continue Reading

Royal Worcester Stinton

The Royal Worcester Stinton story and details for John Stinton jnr, James Stinton and Harry Stinton. The Worcester Stinton dynasty is renowned for their famous Highland Cattle and Gamebird scenes. They are probably the best known of all Royal Worcester artists, with members of the family painting at the various Worcester factories for almost one hundred and sixty years. The best known of these would undoubtedly be Harry Stinton, his father John Stinton junior and his uncle James Stinton, ... Continue Reading

James Hadley

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 ... Continue Reading

Dorothy & Freda Doughty

Worcester Artists Dorothy Doughty (1892-1962) and Freda Doughty (-1972) The Doughty Sisters, Dorothy and Freda Doughty, probably did more to ensure the future prosperity and stability of the Royal Worcester factory than any other Worcester artists or modellers. Born in San Remo, Italy, Dorothy and Freda were the daughters of Charles Doughty, the English poet and traveller (The author of 'Arabia Deserta'and the inspiration for Lawrence of Arabia ). They came to England when the sisters were ... Continue Reading

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

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