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Sharing a passion for antique British transferware

from 1760 to 1900

TCC welcomes everyone who shares our love for the beauty and technical proficiency of British transferware including Blue and White, Staffordshire Pottery, Pearlware, Romantic and more... Join us and receive access to our benefits!

News & Features

2019 TCC Research Grant
Sandra Guillermo's 2019 research grant project published

"British Transferware Patterns for Table and Toilet Service in Nineteenth-Century Homes in Buenos Aires (Argentina): A systematic study to understand fashion and consumer tastes"

Historical archeologist Sandra Guillermo's 2019 research grant project published in PDF format in English is now available to members only. Download PDF.

Pattern of the Month
Chess Battle

Josiah Wedgwood (1759-2005) 7.75 inch plate known as Chess or Chess Battle, ca. 1830. For TCC members, this is pattern #17020 in the TCC database.

Photo of the Month
American historical transferware

One of the hightlights of our 2011 annual meeting was a visit to a private collection. In this case, we viewed extraordinary American historical transferware and enjoyed wonderful views of the Baltimore Harbor, all at one location!

Tile of the Month
Flowers and Fans

Tile 6 x 6 inches, aesthetic blue-printed pattern in 4 sections. Maker is Maw & Co. 1852-1969, Broseley, Jackfield, Shropshire. It has a TCC Assigned Name as there is no pattern name in the mark. See pattern #18267 in the database for more information.

Feature Articles
Database Discoveries #21 THE “UVA” MYSTERY

The talents of master detectives like Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot, and Miss Marple are often needed to decipher the mysteries of transferware patterns.

Feature Books
October Feature Books

SPODE TRANSFER PRINTED WARE 1784-1833, by David Drakard and Paul Holdway

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THE NUNEHAM COURTENAY PATTERN, by Richard Halliday

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Auction Watch
Jeffrey S. Evans and Associates 39th Semi-Annual Americana Auction

November 12 through 14. On Friday, November 13, the auction will showcase part one of the ceramics collection of James Dunn, Springfield, VT. This includes a large selection of 18th & 19th century Staffordshire ceramics including: rare figures of all types, pearlware, Prattware, creamware, an immense selection of transferware in all colors and forms featuring historical, romantic, and floral patterns, and children’s pieces.

News
Gladstone Pottery Museum

Congratulations to the Gladstone Pottery Museum for winning the Visit England Small Visitor Attraction of the Year award.

More information

Gladstone Pottery Museum blog

October 2020
Special eNews Sept. 7, 2020
September 2020
August 2020