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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

Auction Watch
Hansons Auction

Dr Richard Halliday of Hansons Auctioneers is proud to announce their next Curated Ceramics sale on the 31st of March. The catalogue will be online on the 17th of March. 

Pattern of the Month
Going Alone

Shown is a 7.62 inch child's plate with a molded border of connected flowers. The pattern, “Going Alone,” shows a child who is learning to walk.

Photo of the Month
Child's Plate

The Carmel Mission, Monterey County, California. This child’s plate was on display in the mission museum.

Feature Books
March Feature Books

Dated In Blue: Underglaze Blue Painted Earthenware 1776 - 1800 by Lois Roberts

Historical Guide to Advertising Pot Lids by  R. J. Houghton, J. Layden, and P. Taylor

Tile of the Month
SUNFLOWER CORNERS

This pattern was produced by Stubbs & Hodgart c. 1890-1900. "No 421", the tile pattern number is printed on the back. In addition the pattern has a TCC assigned name for ease in searching. It is pattern #19852 in the database.

Lecture Series
Bamboo Peony pattern

by Leslie Lambour Bouterie. 

In this presentation, we view the fruits of this collaboration during an armchair tour of Montpelier, with a focus on the impressive collection of ceramics which includes a wide variety of wares and many British transfer-printed patterns.

This video is available to members here.

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. 

February 2021
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