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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!

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2022 Research Grant
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All grant applications must be received by May 4.

Launched in 2009, the Richards Research Grant Program is dedicated to supporting research focused on British transferware produced between 1750 and 1900. Annual funding for this program remains at $10,000. To date the program has funded twenty-eight projects. A summary of winning proposals from previous years is available here. Download application.

Lecture Series
British transferware for the Dutch Market, c. 1775-1850

Watch this video of Wytze’s lecture which explores British ceramics for the Dutch market. Videos are free only to TCC members and viewed on the TCC Sponsored Videos page.

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2020 Research Grant Recipient Fort Ticonderoga

This paper catalogs and documents transferware in the Pavilion collection at Fort Ticonderoga museum. William Pell, who had purchased the fort in 1820, built the Pavilion as his family home in 1826.  Download PDF. View more TCC Research Grant Recipients.

Puzzle of the Month
Footbath in the Canova pattern in brown

Footbath in the Canova pattern in brown, maker unknown. Named for Antonio Canova (1757-1822), a famed Venetian neoclassical sculptor, the patten was produced by a number of potteries in pink, black, blue, brown, green, purple, and combinations of two colors.

Photo of the Month
A Smattering of Christmas and New Year Transferware

A smattering of Christmas and New Year transferware patterns.  All from the TCC Database of Patterns and Sources. Members, search for more!

 

New Book
The Spode Society Exhibition Catalogue

Following the success of the Spode Society Exhibition held at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham in November 2021, the Catalogue is available to purchase for the sum of £20 plus postage. Enquire and order at contact@spode-society.co.uk.

Annual Meeting Report
TCC's 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting Report

The continued COVID pandemic necessitated holding our Annual Meeting as a virtual event for the second consecutive time. TCC President Scott Hanson organized the two-day meeting and was responsible for much of its content. The meeting consisted of three video presentations and the Annual TCC member business meeting. All told, 82 members participated in the meeting on Friday and 63 on Saturday. View Report. View all past Meeting Reports.

Books
Patterson book

Released in 2021, this book presents history and wares manufactured by Patterson and associated potteries in the North East of England between 1821 and 1900. Members, read a summary of the book in the December 2021 Bulletin p. 13 (available January 2022).

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