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Only a small number of the beautiful TCC 20th Anniversary mugs remain. This may be your last chance to obtain one, or more. Cost is $20 each (which includes shipping and a slight profit to the TCC).

The Transferware Collectors Club (TCC) has relaunched three important online exhibition sites with new functionality and content enhancements.

In light of current estimates provided by the federal government that the Covid-19 pandemic could be with us well into the summer or longer, the TCC Board of Directors has voted to postpone the 2020 annual meeting, originally scheduled for October 15-18, until the following year. This decision…

2019 TCC Research Grant Recipients

The Transferware Collectors Club, a US-based international non-profit organization dedicated to the study of British transfer-printed ceramics, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 Paul and Gladys Richards Charitable Foundation Research Grants for…

……… We make our pots of what we potters are”. Read more and see numerous examples in Dishy News - A Transferware Blog. Thanks to blogger Judie Siddall.…

Single-Chambered Muffle Kiln
The enamel single-chambered muffle kiln at Gladstone Pottery Museum

Images and text provided by Terry Woolliscroft October 2019.

The enamel single-chambered muffle kiln at Gladstone Pottery Museum

Images and text provided by Terry Woolliscroft October 2019.

No two bottle ovens or kilns were the same. Many, almost all of them, were built without architects drawings or plans. They…

The Transferware Collectors Club Launches Advanced Version 2.0 of Its Popular Database of Patterns and Sources.

The Transferware Collectors Club (TCC), a non-profit organization based in the US, whose mission is to educate and excite people worldwide about British transfer-printed…

Providence, RI October 21, 2018 - At the 2018 Transferware Collectors Club Annual Meeting, TCC Database General Editor Connie Rogers announced an important milestone achieved in September. Thanks to a team of dedicated volunteer Pattern Editors, the club's Database of Patterns and Sources now…

12 January - 11 March, 2018

Ceramics are rarely confrontational, but the pugnacious mugs, jugs and plates in Pots with Attitude: Satirical and Political Prints on Ceramics, a display at the British Museum, are exceptions. Here, utilitarian creamwares and pearlwares are transformed…

Opening April 2, 2018
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
More information at Winterthur’s web site and blog…

The new year brought new outreach opportunities for the TCC. In January, 2018 the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA) held its annual conference in New Orleans, and with the endorsement and encouragement of the Board, the TCC actively and successfully participated in several facets of the…

The Spode Museum Trust has informed us that work on the new frontage is now complete and that the museum, art gallery, shop, and tearoom are open for business Wednesday - Sunday 10:30 am-4 pm. The excellent improvements can be seen in these before and after photos. The shop, located in Stoke-on-…

The second generation of the TCC Database of Patterns and Sources was launched during our meeting in Charlottesville. Get more information.

Thanks to Loren Zeller for 12 years of exemplary service as TCC President! We welcome Scott Hanson as our new president. Watch for a Special eNews with much more information.

Helen Hallesy, UK
Study Title:  Swansea Commemorative Pottery:  Politics, Reform, Royalty, Wars

Loren Zeller, USA; Richard Halliday, UK
Study Title:  The Chinoiserie Invasion:  British Transferware in…

Journey to Staffordshire and London from October 8th to 14th with the Flow Blue International Collectors’ Club and Patricia Halfpenny, English ceramics expert and curator emerita at Winterthur! The tour will focus on the history of transferware production to better understand the origins of flow…

For four decades, the Annual Series of Early American Trades and Historic Preservation Workshops has offered workshops and symposia in the traditional trades and domestic arts. The goal is to maintain the highest educational standards, with instructors who are leaders in their…

Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, Illinois: Through August 30, 2018

The exhibition centers on Chinese blue and white porcelain collected and emulated around the world. Potters around the world attempted to mimic the…

Only 15 of the beautiful TCC 20th Anniversary mugs remain. This may be your last chance to obtain one, or more. Cost is $20 each (which includes shipping and a slight profit to the TCC). Checks only, payable to the Transferware Collectors Club. Contact Frank Davenport at …

TCC President Scott Hanson likes to entertain with his hearth-cooked meals served in the transferware pattern unearthed around his 19th century house in Maine. Most of the transferware is Podmore Walker & Co. (later pieces in the pattern Wedgwood & Co.) "Venus" pattern. The soup tureen…

Paul Barker has been collecting Victorian bottles and pots for many years. He started with the relatively common Thomas Holloway pots, the Clarke's pots and the Poor Man's Friend pots from Dr. Roberts. Following his visits to specialist regional bottle fairs, he was able to find a few of the…

View Antiques Roadshow video of a rare Liverpool jug "A North View of Govr. Wallace’s Shell Castle & Harbour North Carolina”. Valued by the Roadshow appraiser at $8,000-$12,000, with only one other documented example known. Thanks to TCC members Cerelle Bolon and Loren Zeller. …

August and September 2018
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New book:…

April 2, 2018 - January 6, 2019
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library More information. (Link not available) **

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Montpelier announces its 2018 Excavation Expedition and Other Programs. More information. (Link not available) **