19 posts tagged pottery marks

Doulton Artists Marks (F)

An index of Doulton Artists Marks (F) covering designers and potters monograms from Ada Fimister to M Fricker. Royal Doulton artists marks and monograms, beginning with or including the letter F. Use the alphabetical index below for marks that include other characters. A selection of Royal doulton artists marks and monograms, beginning with or including the letter F. Sorted alphabetically by surname from left to right. We'll be providing real life examples of doulton marks and monograms as ... 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

Rookwood Pottery

Dating Rookwood Pottery Marks & a look at Rookwood History Antique Rookwood Pottery is one collectible you should definitely look out for An American artistic legend established in 1880, by Maria Longworth Nicholas, Rookwood Pottery is an American Art Pottery Company that has gained a formidable reputation as one of the finest in the world. In 1889 Rookwood surprised the ceramics community when it was awarded a Gold medal at the Exposition Universelle in Paris. The award ... Continue Reading

Martin Brothers Pottery

The Martin Brothers and their Grotesque Gothic Revival Martinware Art Pottery : The Martin Brothers pottery was founded by the eldest of a group of brothers, Robert Wallace Martin (1843 to 1923). Robert Martin trained in sculpture at Lambeth School of Art and later at the Royal Academy of Art. He set up the first Martin Brothers pottery in the 1860s, where he made terracotta sculpture. In 1873, he set up a new pottery with his brothers, Charles, Walter and Edwin Martin in Fulham, ... Continue Reading

Troika Pottery Marks

Troika marks and artists monograms are present on all Troika pottery pieces. Almost all Troika pottery was made in moulds, with most items having one basic mould. Textured pieces had moulds with several different designs and decorators were given the freedom to modify textured moulds providing principal colour combinations were used. Troika pottery marks are handwritten and Troika artists monograms can vary over time. Particularly when female artists married and changed their ... Continue Reading

Antique Minton China

Collecting Antique Minton China and the history of the 200 year old Minton Company. Thomas Minton founded his factory in 1793 in Stoke-upon-Trent, England. He was famous for Minton ware, a cream-coloured and blue-printed earthenware as well as majolica, Minton bone china and Parian porcelain. Throughout its history Minton has often led the way in adapting fashions to the field of ceramics, resulting in a huge range of styles. Minton was just behind Spode with its production of Minton ... 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

Robs Poole Pottery Collection

I have a personal collection of Poole Pottery and I have several fairly comprehensive galleries of pottery dating from the early 1920s through the 1970s Continue Reading

Walter Moorcroft Bowl – Moorcroft Grey-Blue Signature Mark

I have a large Moorcroft pottery bowl that my mother gave me. It is signed, I think, by Walter Moorcroft (grey-blue inititals). by Donna (Canada) Unfortunately, the Moorcroft bowl was broken and has cracks. Photos above show the Moorcroft Bowl pattern and the Walter Moorcroft Grey-Blue Signature Mark Above photos show the damage to the underside of the Moorcroft bowl and damage on the inside of Bowl I think this Walter Moorcroft bowl is a special one-off piece because, from ... Continue Reading

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