Examples of transfer-printed blue and white ceramics


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from 1760 to 1900

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Lecture Series
pearlware transfer-printed jug decorated with "Musketeer" pattern

by Corey Heyward Sattes

This video is available to members only click here.

This talk examines the range of the recovered transferware ceramics, methods of analysis, and interpretations of their role in market accessibility and household use.

Photo of the Month
Summer House, Wrinehill, Staffordshire

Very few of the 8,000 – 9,000 advertising pot lids portray an actual building, let alone the owner’s residence (in this case) or the actual manufactory (apparently across the road).  This one does.

Pattern of the Month
Elephant and Howdah

Shown is a Ralph Wedgwood & Co., Burslem (1790-1798) 12.5 inch platter known as Elephant and Howdah. It is #693 in the TCC database. 

Tile of the Month
Crossed Bamboo with Ivy

The pattern was produced by both Minton Hollins & Co. (1868 - 1962) and Minton & Co. (1841-1873).  A  6 X 6 inch tile showing crossed bamboo stalks and leaves.

Auction Watch
Jeffrey S. Evans and Associates

Part one of the collection of Nick Routson, Phoenix, Arizona will be offered on May 22 at our gallery in Mt. Crawford, VA. This comprehensive collection, which comprises nearly 1,000 pieces overall, will be presented over the course of four unreserved auctions.

2021 Research Grant
2021 Research Grant logo

All grant applications must be received by May 4.

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. 

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